Joan F. Schroeder

Oct. 10, 1928 – April 3, 2014

Joan F. Schroeder (nee Butschke) of Oconomowoc died Thursday, April 3, 2014, peacefully at her home at the age of 85.

She is the loving mother of Pamela (Brad Miller) Schroeder of Kelley, Iowa; Ned (Charlette) Schroeder of Sidney, Ohio; and Francine Fredricks of Delray Beach, Fla.; cherished grandmother of Lisa Spaulding, Logan Schroeder, Emily Miller, Byron Miller, Cody Fredricks and Chase Fredricks; and dear sister-in-law of Dorothy Brodjeske.

She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bud) Schroeder, her parents, sisters and brother. As a multigenerational lifelong resident of Oconomowoc, she will be missed by her family and her many friends.

Joan was a member of Dr. Martin Luther Church and was active in many ministries throughout her life.

She had a zeal for life and lived it fully and faithfully.

Friends and family were invited to a visitation which was held at the Schmidt-Bartelt Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 8 from 4 pm to 6 pm. A celebration of life was held at Dr. Martin Luther Church on Wednesday, April 9, at 10 am.

The family requests memorials to Dr. Martin Luther Church or Tricia’s Troops.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.