SCHROEDER, John "Jack"
Praise God that our Faithful Husband, Father and Grandfather is now in Heaven with Jesus, His Promise of "Rest" has come to Fruition. Passed away peacefully with his loving family by side on April 16, 2014 after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma at 74 years of age. Beloved husband of Marlene (nee Dunn) for 54 years. Loving father of Jay (Tricia), Jon and Jill (Charles). Treasured grandpa of James, Jacob, Charlotte, Julia, Jada and Jacey. Dear brother of Larry (Gayle) and the late Bill (Judy). Jack will be missed by his nieces, nephews and dear friends. Jack was a teacher and coach for 38 years, lifetime member of the Windsor District Basketball and Football Referee Associations and the first recipient of the Sydney Halter Award for National recognition of amateur football. He left an indelible mark on hundreds of Canadians through his continuous contribution to sport, up to and including the last year of his life, through admission to both the University of Windsor and Essex County Sports Hall of Fame. Jack was also a proud and active member of Theatre Alive which he shared with his 3 granddaughters Charlotte, Julia and Jacey. If you so desire, donations to the Multiple Myeloma Association would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at
3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor,
On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (4401 Mount Royal Drive) after 9:00 a.m. followed by the Mass of Resurrection at 10:00 a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery Rest Cemetery.
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Published in The Windsor Star from Apr. 17 to Apr. 19, 2014