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Alma Ruth (Barnes) Schroeder

September 19, 1942 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 75)

Alma R. Schroeder, age 75, of South Haven, died, Sunday, December 31, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fairhaven, with Rev. Timothy Nerud officiating. Burial will follow at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Thursday and 10-11 a.m. Friday, both at the church. A prayer service will be held 7:00 p.m. at the church on Thursday.

Alma Ruth Schroeder was born September 19, 1942 to Roy and Earlene (Boyd) Barnes in Graceville. She was baptized soon after her birth. Alma grew up in Graceville until the family moved to St. Cloud in 1950. She was confirmed in her faith on May 27, 1956. On August 15, 1959 Alma was united in marriage to Marlin J. Schroeder at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. They farmed together in South Haven, where Alma was the caretaker of her family. She volunteered at WeeCare WeShare in Annandale. Alma enjoyed quilting, canning, baking, playing cards and Aggravation, traveling, fishing and caring for her animals and family. Her family was the greatest love in her life.

Alma is survived by her husband of 58 years, Marlin of South Haven; children, James (Karen) Schroeder of Gibbon, Darlene (Calvin) Dillon of Annandale, Victoria (Warren) Luedtke of Sauk Rapids, Patricia (Timothy) Fasching of Dassel, Marsha (Vernon, Jr. “Ed”) Gerstner of River Falls, WI, Sarah Schroeder (Dustin) Corbett of South Haven, Michelle Schroeder of South Haven and Daniel (Alicia) Schroeder of Dassel; grandchildren, Nathan (Brittany) Schroeder, Dustin (Sarah) Schroeder, Jennifer (Matthew) Doherty, Amy (Anthony) Skuza, Alisha (Robert) Koopmeiners, Alex (Stephanie) Evavold, Joshua Fasching, William Fasching, Sabrina Cudd, Wade Cudd, Tyler Schroeder, Trever Schroeder, Tanner Schroeder, Derek Schroeder, Emma Schroeder, and Abbey Schroeder; 15 great grandchildren, Demetri, Breanna, KayLie, Sophia, Griffen, Gwena, Aiden, Grahm, Adalynn, Bryce, Riley, Sawyer, Reese, Hudson, and Magnolia; brothers, Richard Barnes of Elsinore, UT and Warren Barnes of Avon. She is preceded in death by her parents Roy and Earlene Barnes; twin grandsons Travis and Dereck Dillon; nephew Randy Barnes; and parents-in-law Ewald and Erna Schroeder.

Alex Evavold, Tyler, Trever, Tanner and Dustin Schroeder, Joshua Barnes, Wade Cudd and Joshua Fasching will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
January 4, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Concordia Lutheran Church
13455 Bluffton Road
South Haven, Minnesota 55382

Prayer Service
Thursday
January 4, 2018

7:00 PM
Concordia Lutheran Church
13455 Bluffton Road
South Haven, Minnesota 55382

Visitation
Friday
January 5, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Concordia Lutheran Church
13455 Bluffton Road
South Haven, Minnesota 55382

Funeral Service
Friday
January 5, 2018

11:00 AM
Concordia Lutheran Church
13455 Bluffton Road
South Haven, Minnesota 55382


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