Lyle O. Schroeter, 83
Lyle O. Schroeter, 83, of West Bend, passed
away Saturday, April 3, 2010, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital.
Lyle was born on April 30, 1926, in the town of Sherman in Sheboygan
County, to Alfred and Selma (nee Risse) Schroeter. He was raised in Silver
Creek and graduated from Random Lake High School, class of 1944. He served
in World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corp. Lyle married Gertrude (nee
Boll) on May 24, 1974, at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church in West
Bend. Lyle was a machinist for Weasler Engineering and then A.O. Smith
Corps., which he retired from. He was an avid hunter and loved fishing,
especially on the great lakes. Lyle had a drive to fix things and usually
made it better than it was before. He also enjoyed polka music, dancing on
Sundays to polka music and especially spending time with his family and
grandchildren. Lyle was member of the NRA and St. Johnís Evangelical
Lyle is survived by his wife, Gertrude; children, Jeff (Marie) of West
Bend, Darrell (Janine) of Allenton and Cari (Pam) of Colonial Beach, Va.
He is further survived by six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren;
brother, Delmar (Nancy) of Silver Creek; sister-in-law, Donna Schroeter of
Silver Creek and Althea Rausch of Iowa; nieces, nephews, other relatives
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Vilas; and sister, Eileen
A funeral service will be on Thursday, April 8, 2010, at 11 a.m. at St.
Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church of West Bend with the Rev. Robert
Donaldson presiding. Interment to follow service at Washington County
Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 7, at the Phillip
Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with additional
visitation on Thursday, April 8, at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran
Church from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorials are appreciated to St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church of
West Bend Ė New Tribes Mission.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.