Blanche A. Schroeder - 100

10/7/1917 - 5/3/2018


 Blanche A. Schroeder, 100, of Oregon, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born October 7, 1917 in Hanover, the daughter of Glenn and Theresa (Hecklemiller) Gilbert. Married to Theodore Schroeder February 16, 1945 in Rockford; he died November 27, 2000. Blanche was employed as a crew head at Sinnissippi Forest in Oregon for 20 years and at Midway Bakery in Rockford 10 years. She was a member of All Saints' Lutheran Church of Byron where she had served on the Altar Guild. Survived by son, Arlin (Joyce) Huston of Auburn, IL; daughter, Janan (Skip) Gooch of Oregon; step-son, Ronald (Jean) Schroeder of Show Low, AZ; step-daughter, Marilyn (Bernard) Gustafson of Belvidere; 20 grandchildren; and many great and great-great grandchildren. Also predeceased by step-son Glen Schroeder , a sister and 5 brothers. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am May 7 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00am. Pastor Janet Wold of All Saint's Lutheran Church, Byron will officiate. Burial in Daysville Cemetery, rural Oregon. A memorial fund has been established.


10AM Monday May 7 in Oregon FH


11AM Monday May 7 in Oregon FH

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