Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Friday January 5th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Dennis R Schroeder
Dennis R. Schroeder, age 73, passed away December 31, 2017, at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton.
Dennis was born January 4, 1944, in Hillsboro, Ks the son of Elmer K. and Ruby M. Richert Schroeder. He grew up and attended school in Marion graduating from Marion High School in 1962. He then attended Fort Hays State for a year and Southwestern University for three semesters.
For a time, he was employed by Duffines Optical in Topeka where he made lenses and later worked for KDOT on a survey crew.
His hobbies included fishing, mathematics, physics, and astronomy. He was preceded in death by his parents and a close friend Peggy Dietz.
He is survived by his brother Edsel of Marion and cousins.
The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Interment will follow at the Marion Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 – 8 at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society.
I have known Dennis for quite a few of the years I have lived here in Peabody. I first met him at Westview. I lost track of the number of times Dennis asked me to pray with him the prayer of salvation because he "just wanted to be sure." Every trip in I made sure to look him up. He came almost every single time we had nursing home responsibilities. Then, I lost him for a short while. Found he moved to Newton. Ran into him one day got to visit with him again. Then he came back to Peabody to what is now Peabody Health and Rehab. We picked up right where we left off. He even came to my church a couple of times while he was living here in town. He was such a blessing to have around. Then one day, poof! He was gone again, fortunately, Dennis was a movie fan and seemed to really like the Marvel Characters like my family and I do. I kept running into Dennis and his brother at the movies. I am saddened by the loss of him in my life, but I rejoice at how much richer I am for simply knowing him.
Pastor Rodger Charles Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
Prayers from Roy and Judy.
Judy Houdyshell Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
I'm so very sorry to hear of Dennis' passing. He and I had some great times together as kids building and shooting off rockets and stargazing through his reflector telescope. Dennis, Dennis P,, Tom, Rocky and I owned "the Hill" when we were growing up. My condolences to Edsel and others of Dennis' family.
James Meisner Jan 2 2018 12:00 AM
A RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent on January 2, 2018
With our deepest sympathy. James & Kerry Meisner
Expression of Sympathy Jan 2 2018 12:00 AM
Edsel, you are in our thoughts tonight. We will attend the funeral.
Deborah and Paul Penner Jan 2 2018 12:00 AM