L. L. 'Lynn' SchroederL. L. 'Lynn' Schroeder, age 87, resident of Lakota, ND, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at his home in Lakota.
L. L. 'Lynn'
L. L. 'Lynn' Schroeder, age 87, resident of Lakota, ND, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at his home in Lakota.
Lynn was born February 14, 1924 in Lakota, ND, the son of Lewis E. and Lottie (Beebee) Schroeder. He attended 8 years of school in Bartlett, ND, then 4 years in Lakota, where he graduated in 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in October of 1943 and was discharged on May 6, 1946. Lynn married Mary Gordon on March 6, 1945 at the Paine Army/Air Force Base in Everett, WA. They returned to Lakota in June of 1946 where he began farming until retiring in 1986. After retiring he continued to help his son and grandsons farm, the family farmstead of 6 generations, through the fall of 2010. Mary died September 20, 1995. He was a member of the Congregational Church, a 50 year member of the Euclid Masonic Lodge, 65 year member of the American Legion, and the Devils Lake Elks Lodge and Elks Band.
Lynn was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Mary.
Surviving are his loving companion, Audrey Swanke of Lakota; sons, Jim (Bobbi) of Lakota and Gordy (Sherry) of Wichita, KS; daughter, Jeanne (Jim) Aaker of Lakota; 5 grandsons, Jason (Angie) of Fordville, ND, Eric (Tara), Joel (Kari) and Kris of Lakota, Jon (Christina) of San Francisco, CA; 1 granddaughter, Carlee (Randy) Thomson of Cando, ND; 2 great-grandsons, Kaleb and Kole Thomson and 2 great-granddaughters, Bailey and Peyton Schroeder.
Lynn's Funeral Service will be held at the United Church of Christ, Lakota, on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
Interment will be in the Lakota Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the Aaker Funeral Home of Lakota on Wednesday, beginning at 1:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Thursday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Arrangements with the Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota, ND.