The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

November 7, 2013

Donna Jean Schroeder

The Clinton Herald

---- — Donna Jean Schroeder

April 16, 1961 - Nov. 5, 2013

CLINTON — Donna Jean Schroeder, 52, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at her home on November 5th, 2013.

A funeral service will be take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9th at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel - 2610 Manufacturing Drive (west side of Clinton Lawn Cemetery). A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8th, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel. Following the funeral service, cremation rites will be accorded with burial at a later date at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

Donna was born April 16, 1961 in Clinton, Iowa the daughter of Norbert and Judy Krogman. She was a graduate of Northeast High School. Donna was united in marriage to Tom Schroeder on February 18,1978 in Rock Island, Illinois.

She was a member of VIP (Visually Impaired People), an organization for the blind. She was a nurses aid for over 10 years working at local nursing homes — the former Wyndcrest and Eagle Point Nursing and Rehab Center.

Donna loved baking, knitting and crocheting. She was truly a people person and loved everyone — and everyone loved her. She loved helping out where she could, always doing her best and always with a smile on her face. She loved her family and treasured her kids and grandkids. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.

Donna is survived by her husband Tom Schroeder of Clinton, IA.; two sons, Dwight (Kristi) Schroeder of Clinton, IA., Dustin (Stacy) Schroeder of Clinton, IA.; her parents, Norbert and Judy Krogman of Clinton, IA.; two sisters, Deb (Brian) Bredekamp of Spragueville, IA., JoAnn Reader of Clinton, IA.; one brother, John (Terri) Krogman of Preston, IA., one granddaughter, Alyssa Jean at home; one grandson, Brady at home with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

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Death date: Nov. 5, 2013