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.
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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.
Published in The Opinion-Tribune on Feb. 13, 2013