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Robert James Schroeder

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Robert James Schroeder Obituary
Robert James Schroeder

Memphis, TN

Robert James Schroeder, 89, passed away March 20, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Shirley Small Schroeder; his daughters, Victoria Schroeder and Valerie Kershaw; and his grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joe Kershaw. Bob will be remembered for his generosity, volunteerism, and public service. He worked tirelessly for Idlewild Presbyterian Church, Trezevant Foundation, the Tennessee Republican Party, and WKNO among others. He served on countless boards and committees in both the private and governmental sectors. After serving in World War II and earning a degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Minnesota, Bob worked in the heavy equipment business, did consulting, and owned several businesses.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 23, at Idlewild Presbyterian Church with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Idlewild Presbyterian Church the Trezevant Foundation or .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 22, 2017
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