Marvin LeRoy Schroader, 72, Albert Lea

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Funeral services for Marvin LeRoy Schroader, age 72, of Albert Lea, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Bruss-Heitner Funeral Chapel in Wells. Chaplain Monrad Mandsager will officiate. Visitation will be at one hour prior to the service at the Bruss-Heitner Funeral Chapel in Wells. Interment will be in the Medo Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Pemberton. Military Honors will be by the Wells Color Guard.

He died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Albert Lea, due to complications from cancer.

Marvin was born March 15,1930, in Winnebago County, Iowa, to Roy E. and Ida (Skjervheim) Schroader. He married Beverly Schow in 1954. They were later divorced.

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Marvin attended school in Kiester, graduating in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea from October 1951 to July 1953. He farmed in the Moscow and Waldorf areas all his life. He enjoyed rides in the country and reading.

He is survived by three sons: Larry and wife Mary Schroader of Albert Lea, Ron and wife Kim Schrader of Glenville, and Del Schroader and special friend Celie of Lake Mills, Iowa; two daughters: Kari Roisen of Castle Rock, Colo., and Linda Schrader and special friend Ben Rodriguez of Waseca; 11 grandchildren: Jennifer, Kelly, Nicole, Jordan, Casey, Haley, Tom, Holly, Shane, Brianna and Jacob; stepchildren: Sherry and husband Paul Fischer of St. Peter, Gail and husband Dave Cowdin of Pemberton and Gerald Stransky of St. Peter; wife, Lucy (Isackson) Schrader of Waseca; several step grandchildren; four sisters: Lyla Hessel of Minneapolis, Carmen Meyer of Owatonna, Marilyn Moe of Albert Lea, and Gloria and husband Gary Walk of Albert Lea; and sister-in-law, Marilyn Schroader of Hartland.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Marlin (Moon) Schroader, and Virgene (Lop) Schroader; son, Daryl Schrader; stepdaughter, Susie Stransky; and brothers-in-law: Larry Hessel and Vernell Meyer.