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Larry R. Schroeder

January 24, 1940 May 17, 2011
Larry R. Schroeder
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PEORIA-Larry R. Schroeder, 71, of Bushton, KS and formerly of Peoria, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in Peoria, IL. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 24, 1940 in Ellsworth, KS, the son of Robert Schroeder and Myrtle Weihe. He grew up in Lorraine, KS along with his sister Nancy Harts, who survives. On January 28, 1961 he married JoEllen Maes, who survives. They made their home in Bushton, KS and recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He was a farmer, who also enjoyed hunting, fishing and attending athletic events. He was a member of NRA and Pheasants Forever. He was active in the community through his involvement with BCDI. He is survived by his three children. Shelly (preceded in death by her husband Mark) Densberger of Dunlap, IL; Jill (Matt) Sprick of Hiawatha, KS; and Scott Schroeder of Bushton, KS. He was also a proud grandfather of five grandkids—Alexa, Kori, Jordan, Krista, and Justin. Their family also included Linda (Jerry) Huff; Dan Maes, and Jim (Marilyn) Maes. The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, May 22 from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Bushton Community Building in Bushton, KS. A private service will follow. Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria is in charge of local arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Schroeder Grandchildren Educational Fund, in care of Bank of Holyrood, P.O. Box 128, Holyrood, KS 67450 or to the Bushton Community Development Inc., in care of Quivira Federal Bank, P.O. Box 176, Bushton, KS 67427. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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