Obituary: Russell Schroeder


A memorial visitation for Russell L. Schroeder, 74, of Davenport, was held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Inurnment will be in Rock Island National Cemetery at a later date.

Mr. Schroeder died Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Russell Schroeder was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Davenport, the son of William and Hazel (Wadsworth) Schroeder.

He served in the U.S. Army as a flight medic during the Vietnam War.

He married Hope Sleeper in January of 1992.

He worked at Alcoa for 28 years.

He was a lifetime member of the VFW and volunteered with the Davenport Police Department for 15 years. He served as an EMT and drove ambulance.

Survivors include his wife; his daughters, Jenn Ohland, Angie Schroeder, Rebecca (Brian) Doy, and Rene (Jacob) Swarts; a son, Andrew Schroeder; his grandchildren, Jessica, Zach, Abbie, and Ryan; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center or King’s Harvest Pet Rescue.

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