On Tuesday, June 20, 2017,LTC Stanley Albert Schrader, 76, went peacefully into his Father's arms surrounded by family and friends at his residence.
LTC Schrader was born in Staten Island, NY and was raised in Manchester, ME., later making Evans, GA his home in 1985. He studied at Norwich University and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maine. LTC Schrader received his Masters of Public Administration from Georgia State University and completed further studies at Augusta University. He went on to be an Instructor and Dean at Aiken Technical College. LTC Schrader retired from the US Army after 24 years. He served 2 tours in Vietnam, initially as a Pathfinder Detachment Commander for the 11th Aviation Battalion and later as a Company Commander and Operations Officer with the 5/12 Infantry Regiment, 199th Light Infantry Brigade. LTC Schrader retired in 1987. He was a member of the Augusta Richmond County Historical Society and devoted to interviewing veterans from WWII through Vietnam. LTC Schrader was also a member of Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, Jones Creek Golf Club and an active volunteer with Vets to Washington.
Family members include his wife: Jeri Schrader; sons: Stan, Jr., Steven (Tammy) and Scott; grandchildren: Sarah, Eliza, Seth, Autumn; great granddaughter: JoJo Schrader; brother: Jack Schrader (Diane) of Manchester, ME. He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Claire Schrader of Manchester, ME and sister, Sue Schrader.
Memorial services will be Monday, June 26, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Dr. Mike Cash officiating. Inurnment will follow at Westover Memorial Park with full military honors. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Focus Class.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Music Ministry, 1300 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904. The family would like to thank Homestead Hospice for their loving care and support.
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
Published by The Augusta Chronicle on Jun. 23, 2017.