Mrs. Lucille D. Schroeder, 93, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away with her daughter at her side early Thursday morning, April 9, 2020, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.
Lucille Dorothy Moeller was born August 8, 1926, in Jackson County to the late Fred and Lillie (Aude) Moeller. She was a 1944 graduate of Miles High School. Lucille married Willis Schroeder June 2, 1946, at St. John Lutheran Church, Preston. The couple farmed at Elvira and later at Andover for many years until retirement. Her husband preceded her in death December 15, 1998.
She was a longtime active member of Elvira Zion Lutheran Church. Lucille loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them. She also enjoyed gardening and her flowers, word search books, Bingo and watching Hawkeye Basketball and Chicago Cubs games.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Renae and Dick Peasley of DeWitt; her son and daughter-in-law, Russ and Judy Schroeder of Broomfield, Colorado; her daughter-in-law, Joanne Schroeder of Clinton; her grandchildren, Michelle (David) Hoffmann, Mike (Kelly) Peasley, Joel (Sara) Schroeder, Kim (Adam) Bullerman, Kevin (Karen) Schroeder, Alison (Phil) Coatman and Neal (Jodi) Schroeder; her great-grandchildren, Nicole Hoffmann, Matt Hoffmann, Alison Peasley, Lauren Peasley, Nick Schroeder, Derek Schroeder, Blake Bullerman, Sadie Coatman and Lucy Coatman; her sister, Jeannetta Schepler of Clinton; her brother, Lester (Alice) Moeller of Preston; a sister-in-law, Betty Jean Moeller of Clinton; nieces and nephews.
Also preceding Lucille in death were her son, Ray; her infant brother, Ray; her brother, Gilbert and her brother-in-law, Harry Schepler.
A private family service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Elvira Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Jealaine Marple officiating. Burial will follow at Andover Cemetery. The service will be streamed on Elvira Zion Lutheran Church and Schultz Funeral Home Facebook pages. A Celebration of Lucille's life will be scheduled at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Elvira Zion Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society.
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Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.
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