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John Schroeder

December 14, 1950 — August 7, 2016

Secor- John Leland Schroeder, 65, of Secor, IL, passed away at 11:37 a.m., Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington, IL, with his family by his side.
He was born December 14, 1950 in Peoria to Raymond and Margareta (Uphoff) Schroeder. They both preceded him in death.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Rose Nenigar and one brother David Schroeder.
Surviving is one daughter, Karrie Schroeder Vinson of Secor, IL; one son, John (Judy) Schroeder Jr. of Little Silver, NJ; two brothers, Raymond (Celia) Schroeder of Secor, IL, Melvin (Linda) Schroeder of Roanoke, IL; one sister, Donna (Everett) Stine of Texas; eight grandchildren, Ashley, Alison, Scott, Madison, Anthony, Grace, J. Leland, Samuel; one great-granddaughter, Amelia; and one great-grandson on the way.
John worked for Komatsu Dresser Co. as a test mechanic for 33 years retiring in 2001. He was as member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Secor. John was an avid gun collector, member of Secor Sportsman's Club and a retired volunteer firefighter for the Secor Fire Department. John's true passion was spending time with his grandchildren, they always put a smile on his face.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 13, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Secor, IL. Pastor Michael Peters will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Cremation will be accorded. Knapp-Johnson-Harris funeral home in Roanoke, IL is assisting family with final arrangements. Burial of his cremains will be in Secor Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Secor Sportsman's club or Eureka American Legion Post #466.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at


AUG 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. John's Lutheran Church
Secor, IL

Memorial Service

AUG 13. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. John's Lutheran Church
Secor, IL

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