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Burnell A. Schroeder

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Burnell A. Schroeder, age 83, of Alta, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center of Sioux City. A funeral service was held on Saturday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Alta with Craig A. Cummins officiating. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery of Alta with military rites conducted by the VFW Post #6172 of Alta. A visitation was held following the services at the church during the luncheon. The Nicklas D Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of arrangements.

Burnell Arthur Schroeder was born July 11, 1929 to Henry and Marie Schroeder in Germantown, one of three children. Burnell was born, baptized, confirmed and educated in Germantown. He proudly served his country during the Korean War. Prior to receiving his honorable discharge from the Army, he received the rank of Sergeant in 1952.

Burnell met and married Lorna Hohbach in 1953 in Marcus. Together they farmed for many years. Burnell had a love for farming, John Deere and his grandchildren.

Burnell was preceded in death by his parents; and mother and father-in-law.

Burnell will be remembered by his wife Lorna of Alta; his five children, Jeannette O'Dell of Sheldon, Bradley (Trudy) Schroeder of Alta, Craig (Trudy) Schroeder of Alta, Luann (Dave) Warner of Clive, and Rebecca Schroeder of Clive; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister; one brother; three sister-in-laws and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Online condolences can be made at nicklasdjensenfh.com.