Elmer A. Schroeder, 96 of Council Bluffs died Feb. 5, 2013, at Risen Son Christian Village. Services were Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Maher-Livingston Funeral Home in Council Bluffs with burial in the Plumer Settlement Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Risen Son Christian Village, 3000 Risen Son Blvd., Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503.
Elmer was born on a farm in rural Council Bluffs, March 25, 1916, to Carl and Minnie Schutt Schroeder who preceded him in death.
He was also preceded by his wife Lucille; siblings William, Marie, Fred, Martha, Arnold, Lawrence and Helen. He is survived by his daughters Janice and her husband George Abraham; and Diane Schroeder; son David and his wife Ruth Schroeder; granddaughter Jill Schroeder; grandson Joshua and his wife Caley Schroeder; and brother Carl.