Chesterton Tribune

Jack Thomas Schroeder dies at 54

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Jack Thomas Schroeder, of Florence, Mont., formerly of Valaraiso, passed away at his home, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007. He was 54.

He was born Oct. 28, 1953 in Valpariso, the son of Richard and Joan (Pierce) Schroeder, both of whom survive in Valparaiso.

He is also survived by his daughter, Jessica (Archie) Ioannides of Idaho Falls; two sons, Jake and Jared Schroeder of Florence, Mont.; two grandchildren, Isabella and Brackyn Ioannides; three brothers and sister, Roy (Lori) Schroeder of Valparaiso, Nancy (David) Crume of Carmel, Ind., Rex (Boo) Schroeder of Valparaiso, Paul (Keli) Schroeder of Newbury Park, Calif. and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jack graduated from Chesterton High School. He was a carpenter and worked for Schultz Construction. He loved animals and plants, and never met a man he did not like, nor a man that did not like him. He was a loving son and brother and a devoted father and grandfather.

A memorial service, Rev. David Kovalow-St. John officiating, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at the First Christian Church, DOC, 1507 Glendale Boulevard, Valparaiso.

Memorials may be made to the Aspen Hospice, 107 Bell Crossing West, Stevensville, MT 59870, the First Christian Church, Valparaiso, or the American Cancer Society.


Posted 5/7/2008