October 18, 1931 - October 1, 2014


Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Verna E. Schroeder, 82, of St. Cloud who died on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Cloud. Reverend Gregory Lieser will officiate. Entombment will be in Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum.

Friends may call between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Verna was born on October 18, 1931 in Collegeville Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to the late Matt and Mary (Bernard) Zwilling. She married Donald F. Schroeder on September 29, 1955 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Collegeville. While raising her four children, she attended St. Cloud Business College and obtained an Accounting Degree. Verna was employed at Vision Ease until retirement. She was a member of St. Peter’s Parish and Christian Women.

Verna loved spending time with her family, playing cards, reading and cross-stitching. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Verna is survived by her children, Richard (Audrey) of St. Joseph, Karen (Todd) Horton of Albany, Scott (Melinda) of Waite Park, Lynn (Glen) Tamm of Avon; grandchildren, Scott , Jeff (Kristin), Chad (Amber), Ryan(Jenny), Curt (Alisa), Aaron, Danielle, Hannah, Trevor and Donny; six great grandchildren; brother and sisters, Doris Pinault, Matt (Mary) Zwilling and Lois Zwilling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald in 2002; brothers and sisters, Don and Gerry Zwilling, Rita Rausch, Mary Weinand and Marlene Herzing.

A Special thank you to St. Cloud Hospital Hospice and Quiet Oaks Hospice House for their loving and compassionate care.