April 27, 1938 - September 20, 2016



Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Virginia “Ginny” M. Schrader, 78 of Becker who passed away on Tuesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate and burial will be at St. Marcus Cemetery in Clear Lake. Friends and relatives may call one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday in Sartell. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.

Virginia was born on April 27, 1938 in Minneapolis to Virgil and Cordella (Knudson) Kilness. She was married to John Schrader on June 25, 1955 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Ginny was a homemaker and also worked as a nurse’s aide at various hospitals and nursing homes. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell, Christian Mothers and also a Clear Lake Lioness. Ginny enjoyed traveling in the family motorhome and shopping. She loved her family and thought that everyone should be together. Ginny was caring, loving, had a good sense of humor and she truly cherished the friendships she had.

Survivors include her children, Steve (Marsha) of Annandale, Tami (Gary) Toenjes of Annandale, Shari (Chuck) Ahrens of Centerville and Brian of St. Cloud; daughter in law, Wendy (Keith) Goenner of Clear Lake; brother in law Keith (Sandy) Slater of Arizona; eleven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John in 2016; son, Mark in 1986; infant daughter, Patricia; infant son, Paul; great grandson Xaine; and sister, Sherri Slater.


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