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Charles E. Schroeder was born in Pierce City, Missouri in 1925. He graduated from Pierce City High School in 1944. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. In 1947 he graduated from the College of Mortuary Science in St. Louis, Missouri. Charlie was a licensed embalmer in the states of Missouri and Kansas. He retired in 1986 after 25 years with the K.U. Medical Center Pathology Department as a Mortician and Pathologist Assistant. Charlie was a member of the American Legion Tirey J. Ford Post 21, Independence, Missouri. He enjoyed growing tomatoes for family, neighbors, and friends. He also enjoyed fishing, horse and dog races, and golf.
His wife, Mildred Clark Schroeder, preceded him in death in 2002. Two sisters, Helen Anderson of El Reno, Oklahoma and Eve Watson of New York City, New York survive him along with his stepson Jerry Clark and his wife Judy Clark of Hartsville, South Carolina, four step-grandchildren, and nine step-great grandchildren, and two step-great great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. box 515, Northampton, Massachusetts 01061-0151.