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Orville J. Schroeder, age 94, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday (September 28, 2016) at The Villages at Oakridge in Washington, Indiana.

orville-schroederOrville was born in Jasper, Indiana, on March 29, 1922 to August and Catherine (Streicher) Schroeder. He married Viola Giesler May 31, 1949 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana.

He was a United States Army Veteran, serving in the Panama Canal Zone during WWII.

Orville was a route salesman for Mother’s Cookies and most recently worked at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, the Holy Name Society of Holy Family, Holy Family Legacy Society, an original member of the Holy Family Catholic Church Choir, the St. Vincent DePaul Society, the V.F.W. Post #673, and a past member of the American Legion Post #147.

He enjoyed playing cards and traveling.

Viola Schroeder, Jasper, IN
Three daughters,
Cindy Cleveland, Indianapolis, IN
Bev Kuper, and her husband, George, Jasper, IN
Debbie Matheis, and her husband, Pat, Jasper, IN
One son,
Greg Schroeder, and his wife, Michelle, Jasper, IN
Five grandchildren
16 great grandchildren
One brother,
Clarence Schroeder, and his wife, Virginia, Jasper, IN

Preceding him in death are one grandson, Brian Matheis, three sisters, Dora Dupps, Leona Thewes, and Florence Seifert and four brothers, Sylvester, Edwin, Oscar, and his twin Othmar Schroeder.

Funeral services for Orville J. Schroeder will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday (October 1, 2016) at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper, IN. The VFW Post #673 will conduct military gravesite rites.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time at the church on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

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