Fred Rudy Schroeder, Seymour, was born December 22, 1943 in Diggins, MO, to Rudolph and Rachel (Briggs) Schroeder, and passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 73.
He worked for Melvin Painting in Springfield, and had been a painter for 40 years. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Diggins.
He was preceded in death by his son, Donnie Schroeder; his parents, Rudolph and Rachel Schroeder; his siblings, Meriam Barnes, Charles Schroeder, Barbara Watson, Georgia Bayes and Evelyn Lockard; and his brother-in-law, Ron Ussery.
Fred is survived by two sons, Rudy Schroeder and Jenni, Marshfield, MO, and Eddie Schroeder, Seymour, MO; four daughters, Renetta Moore, Derby, KS, Shannon Workman and Scott, Columbia, MO; Michelle Nease and Kyle, Marshfield, MO; Buffy Burkholder and Woody, Alma, AR; his grandchildren, Rachelle, Joey, Nick, Levi, Anthony, Chelsie, Taylor, Destin, Ashlynn, Emery (Mason), and Alexa; his sisters, Carlie Cooper and Bill, Republic, MO, and Carol Ussery, Marshfield, MO; sister-in-law, Sunee Schroeder, Springfield, MO; and special friends and family, Randy Uchtman, Tom Hayes, Bill Cornelison, Jim and Pat Bel, Rusty Ragsdale, Leslie Baldwin, Pete Baldwin, Jeff Sell and Julie Sell.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Seymour, MO. under the direction of Fraker Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s.