Joan Schroeder peacefully passed away surrounded by family in Douglas, Wyoming on October 18, 2021.
Joan was born in Walnut Grove, Minnesota to Anna and Charles Nemitz on October 23, 1933. Joan met the love of her life Elmer Schroeder in Vesta, Minnesota. Elmer and Joan married in 1950, and later moved to Casper, WY where they raised their family. Joan and Elmer loved to vacation in their RV throughout many years of their life together. Joan loved to crochet and craft. Joan will be remembered by her warm disposition, hospitality, and love for her family. Joan and Elmer’s house always had an open door, coffee brewing, and family and friends visiting around the kitchen table.
Joan is survived by her children, Susan Schroeder (Ron Benda), David Schroeder (Anita Schroeder), Pamela Fitzsimmons (Dale Fitzsimmons), Craig Schroeder (Elizabeth Schroeder), and Brian Schroeder (Kerri Schroeder); her 16 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild; her brothers Buddy and Fred Nemitz, and her sister Carla Daub. She is preceded in death by her husband; mother and father; son, “Baby Schroeder”; grandson, Ryan Schroeder; great grandson, Benjamin Harmon; sisters Lois Skelton and Alice Nemitz, and brothers Dennis and Leslie Nemitz.
Services will be held on Friday October 29, 2021 at 10:30am, at Faith Bible Chapel with interment to follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Please join the family for a reception and lunch at Faith Bible Chapel immediately following interment.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.
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