FORT JENNINGS — Alan D. Schroeder, 62, of Ft. Jennings, died at 1:23 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 20, 1951 in Lima, to Carl and Helen (Hoffman) Schroeder. His father is deceased, his mother survives in Delphos. On September 16, 1972 he married Janice Maag who survives in Ft. Jennings.
Also surviving are 4 children: Eric (Brandi) Schroeder of Pickerington, Brian (Denise) Schroeder of Kalida, Daryl Schroeder of Ft. Jennings, and Lynn (Adam) Anspach of Ft. Jennings; 9 grandchildren: Jackson, Isabella, Juliana, Grace, Lucas, and Ivan Schroeder, Madalynn, Joselynn, and Jacob Anspach; 2 brothers: Norbert (Betty) Schroeder, Errol (Judy) Schroeder both of Ft. Jennings; a sister: Mary (Ron) VonLehmden of Ft. Jennings; and a sister-in-law: Alma Jean Schroeder of Ft. Jennings. His brother, Kenneth Schroeder also preceded him in death.
Alan was a carpenter for Ken Schroeder Builder and a teacher of junior carpentry at Vantage Career Center, Van Wert. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ft. Jennings, the Ft. Jennings Lions Club, and the Ft. Jennings Jaycees. Alan was a graduate of Ft. Jennings High School and Bowling Green University. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing, and woodworking.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ft. Jennings with Fr. Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Township and one hour prior to the mass at church Saturday morning. There will be a scripture service at 5 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Alzheimer Association or the Putnam County Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.