Joanne M. Schroeder, 84, of Wausau, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Ascension Saint Clare’s Hospital, Weston.
She was born on March 9, 1935, in Wausau, the daughter of the late Eric and Violet (Guth) Kell. On December 8, 1955 she married Allen A. Schroeder at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wausau. He preceded her in death on October 9, 2012.
Joanne was a Wausau school bus driver for over 30 years, where she was affectionately referred to as “Grandma Jo.” She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, and gardening. Above all else, Joanne loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include five children, Eugene (Bev) Schroeder of MN, Duane Schroeder of Wausau, Terri (Jim) Radke of Mosinee, Deb (Dave) Zahrt of Ringle, and Sandy (David) Stolze of Wausau; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Sue (Mike) Matuszak; and step-sister, Carol Hazen.
Memorial service will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 238537 Del Rio Rd. (7505 N. 33rd St.), Town of Wausau. Rev. Russ Kampfer will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church.
Helke Funeral Home, Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may directed to a charity of your choice in Joanne's memory.
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