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Libbie J. Schroeder

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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Libbie J. Schroeder

Oct. 30, 1918 - Dec. 31, 2011

McCOOK, Nebraska --Libbie J. Schroeder of McCook passed away Dec. 31, 2011, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was 93 years old.

Libbie was born on Oct. 30, 1918, at Clarkson, Nebraska to Alois and Mary (Pacas) Bures. She attended school District 41 in Cuming County near Dodge.

She worked in Fremont and Dodge before her marriage to Doran Schroeder on Aug. 23, 1947. They settled in McCook where they had a son Larry. Larry was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident at the age of 17.

She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in McCook and loved her church family. Her hobbies included crafts, crocheting and bowling. She was also an Avon Saleslady in McCook for many years.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Alois and Mary Bures; her husband, Doran Schroeder; son, Larry Schroeder; two brothers, Rudolph and Louis Bures; two sisters in infancy; sisters-in-law, Joyce and Elgina Bures; brothers-in-law, Stanley Sedlacek, Lumir Spulak, and Louie Matulka; and one nephew.

Survivors include her sisters, Mildred Matulka and Blanche Spulak of Columbus, Mary Ann and husband, Allen Schroeder of Leigh, and Patsy and husband, Tony Kreikemeier, of West Point; brothers, Lumir Bures and wife, Betty, of Clarkson and Eddie Bures of Dodge; sisters-in-law, Anita Bures of Baraboo, Wisconsin and Greta (Schroeder) Krspovick of Valparaiso, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be given in her name to Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Visitation will be prior to the service, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 312 Seminole Drive, McCook, with Pastor John Strecker-Baseler officiating. Burial will be in Snyder, Nebraska on Thursday, Jan.5, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Theresa Meyer officiating.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.