66, of Edina, MN Died on January 29th, 2014 Ann is survived by her husband of 40 years, Joe Schrader of Edina, MN, her son Andy Schrader, wife Melissa and children Alec, Jackson and Olivia of Edina and son Nick Schrader and wife Nicolette Manescalchi of San Francisco, CA. She is also survived by her mother, Alta Nodland, siblings, David, Helen, and Jim Nodland, along with many nieces and nephews. Ann, whose roots were as an RN after graduating from St. Olaf College and the University of Iowa, spent over 30 years as a senior leader at HealthEast Care System, serving as the Chief Operating Officer until 2011. She held prior positions in St. Paul as the Director of Nursing and Administrative Head of Midway Hospital. Her leadership was reflected by numerous honors, including the Jean Harris Award from the Women's Healthcare Leadership Trust and the Health Care Hero in Administrative Excellence by the Twin Cities Business Magazine and Medica. Over the years Ann gave her time and talents as a board member to many organizations reflecting a broad spectrum of interests, including the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, Braun Intertech, American Transmission Company, and Penumbra Theatre. She served as a coach and mentor for many aspiring leaders, MHA and MBA students from the University of Minnesota, University of St. Thomas, St. Catherine University, and Menttium 100. Her family and friends were the center of her joyful, passionate life. Ann loved travel, music, reading, and the arts in all forms, seeing beauty and meaning in everything and everyone she encountered. Her smile was luminous and her laugh full-bodied, endearing and infectious. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 1:00pm at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (OLG) in Edina, followed by a Celebration Reception starting at 3:00pm at the Westin Edina Galleria. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the HealthEast Foundation for the Ann Schrader Nursing Innovation Fund or Oaxaca Streetchildren Grassroots. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

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Washburn McReavy Funeral Chapels Edina Chapel
5000 West 50th Street (at Highway 100) Edina, MN 55436
(952) 920-3996

Published in Pioneer Press on Feb. 2, 2014