Arthur H. Schroeder, Jr

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Arthur H. Schroeder, Jr., age 88 of Indian Head Park. Beloved husband of the late Melba Schroeder, nee Rudolph; fond father of Kathryn (Anthony) Lazzara, Carolyn (Vernon) Nelson, Margaret Turner, Arthur Schroeder III; grandfather of Sandi (Brian) Schultz, Kristy (Eric) Itzenthaler, Mike Turner, Josh (Leslie) Turner, David (Liz) Turner, Elizabeth (Jeremy) Hahn, Natalie (Mike) Jensen, Bryan (Sarah) Nelson, Christopher Lazzara, Jessica Lazzara; great grandfather of 14; great great grandfather of 2; brother of the late Barbara (the late Robert) Ohlfest, Roger Schroeder, James Schroeder, Carol Bohn; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Art was dedicated to his family, worked for Electromotive as a chemist then branching into his entrepreneurial skills in ownership of Associate General Laboratories, Inc. In his retirement Art was an active lifetime member of the Midwest Historical Research Society.

Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 2 P.M. to 7 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Lying in State Monday, November 4, 2019 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 11:00 A.M. at St John’s Lutheran Church, La Grange.

Interment St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Hodgkins, IL.

Memorials appreciated to: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 505 S. Park Rd., La Grange, IL 60525.

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  1. Rich and Linda Schultz condolence:

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. With love and sympathy, Rich and Linda Schultz

  2. Jan & Rose-Marie Kilanski condolence:

    Our deepest condolences to the entire family. We will miss see Art at the Club meetings and the hunts.

  3. Linda Estes and Mike Szymczak condolence:

    May peace be with you in this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to his family and friends. He will be missed by everyone in the MHRS.

    Linda Estes and
    Michael Szymczak

  4. Dr. Bob Kieffer and Erlinda Kuffel condolence:

    Our deepest condolences to all those that are close to Art. May he rest in peace. It has been a privilage to know him and he will be missed at our MHRS club meetings.

  5. Mike Ohlfest condolence:

    I am very sad to hear of Uncle Art’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with my cousins.. I caught your dad’s passion for metal detecting and often think of the day that he introduced me to it – I think at mom”s funeral. Your cousin, Mike Ohlfest

  6. Dorothy A Henry condolence:

    Margaret want to offer my sincerest condolences on the passing of your dad may he rest in eternal peace.

  7. Amy Tomlin Dennewitz condolence:

    I am sad for your loss. I hope there can be laughter with tears when you share memories and stories celebrating his life,
    Amy (your Rudolph cousin)

  8. Phillip Gurrie condolence:

    To the Schroeder family.
    The Gurrie family extends their sympathy. May he rest in peace.

  9. Lynn Roma condolence:

    Your Father/Grandfather was a very special man, he will be missed by everyone who knew him. I will especally miss his great stories and adventures of metal detecting.
    My love and prayers are with you,
    Sincerely Lynn Roma

  10. Linda Montgomery condolence:

    I am truly sorry and saddened to hear of the passing of Arthur. He was a good man and a pleasure to know. I have many great memories that are flooding my head.
    Sending blessings and healing prayers to his family and friends.
    Much Love.
    Linda and Rob Montgomery.

  11. Shirley Morgenthaler & Bob Glasner condolence:

    Kathryn, Carolyn, Margaret, and Art,,

    Our deepest sympathy and love goes out to you. what a blessing to have had your father for so many years. I remember your mother with a warm heart. She was my very good friend and I still miss her.

    I know that you each will mourn the loss of your father, but as Pastor Ben said this morning, Jesus has found him and brought him to his mansion in heaven.

    May God bless each of you, your chilren and grandchildren. God loves you and we do, too!!
    Shirley and Bob

  12. GENE ZSCHERNITZ condolence:

    My deepest condolences to the entire family. I will truly miss seeing Art at the Club meetings and the many stories and discussions we have shared. May he rest in peace.

  13. Jackie Turner condolence:

    Margaret, Carolyn, Art and Kathryn,

    Please know that we are thinking of you, and we are so sorry for your loss.

    Jackie, Jill and Kelly

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