of Alberta

Schroeder, George

September 5, 1928 – March 25th, 2016

George Henry (Gerhardt Henrich) Schroeder of Tofield, AB was born on September 5, 1928; he passed away on March 25, 2016 at the age of 87 years.

George is survived by 12 nephews and nieces. Also many great and great-great nephews and nieces.  Although George was never married he cherished those nephews and nieces and their children as his closest family; which they were.

George was predeceased by three sisters, Agnes Schroeder, Margaret Schmidt, and Christine Schmidt; one brother Henry Schroeder; sister-in-law Katie Schroeder; brother-in-law John Schmidt; one niece Lena (nee Schroeder) Hauser.

He is survived by one brother-in-law George Schmidt, Margaret’s husband.

George enjoyed singing in church choirs, mens groups, quartets, and if we went with him to church he sang on the way to church.

His family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the Camrose Nursing Home staff for the excellent care and patience shown to George.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Tofield Community Church (formerly Tofield Mennonite, 4619-57 Ave) with Pastor Ken Stumph officiating.  Interment will follow at the Tofield Cemetery.