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James R. Schroeder

June 7, 1944 November 27, 2017
James R. Schroeder
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James R. Schroeder, 73, Oconto, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at home with his family by his side. James was born June 7, 1944 in Minnesota to the late LaVerne and Elizabeth (Riemer) Schroeder. He married Susanne Barke on July 27, 1984. James graduated from North Carolina High School in 1962. He joined the US Army during the Vietnam War right out of high school. He served three years, came home, and after a short while reenlisted. He served in the US Navy for twenty years. He was a member of the Oconto American Legion Post #74 and served as Oconto Harbor Master for fifteen years.

James is survived by his wife, Susanne Schroeder, Oconto; daughter, Shannon Schroeder, Green Bay; son, Chad Schroeder, Oconto; sister, Sandy (Don) Steinmetz, MN; and five grandchildren, Michael Vickman, Marissa Vickman, Saige Schroeder, Isaiah Perez and Lucas Schroeder. He was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Schroeder and brother, Toben Schroeder.

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