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Obituary for Colleen Schroeder


Colleen Schroeder, 65, of Bangor, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, at Methodist Hospital, Mayo Clinic Health System in Rochester, Minn. She was born March 15, 1954, to Albert, Sr., and Alice (Seaquies) Challet. Colleen was a 1973 graduate of Bangor High School. On September 15, 1973, she married Gordon Schroeder at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Bangor. Colleen enjoyed watching her grandchildren play in their various sports and taking boat rides on the Black River in La Crosse. She also loved spending time with her friends, especially the Green Bay Packer game day get togethers and making trips to Dubuque for the dog races. Survivors include her husband, Gordon of Bangor; two children, Tabitha (Dominick) Murphy of Necedah, Wis., and Ryan Schroeder (Stacey Schroeder) of Bangor; six grandchildren, Jordan, Lindsey, Jaron, and Landen Murphy and Gabrielle and Madeline Schroeder; sister, Patsy McHugh of La Crosse, her children, Stefanie (Jay) Smith and their son, Jaylan Smith, all of Texas and Nathan McHugh of La Crosse; sister, Jocelyn Huber of La Crosse; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Colleen was preceded in death by three brothers, Albert, Jr., Jack, and Robert; and one sister, Carol Ann. Memorial services will be at 11 am., Saturday, January 11, 2020, at St Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, 401 16th Ave., No., Bangor. Rev. Roy Hefti will officiate. Private burial will be in Burn’s cemetery at a later date. A visitation will be from 4 pm until 7 pm Friday at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral home, 102 Hattan Street Bangor, and from 10 am until the time of service Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Sunshine on the Trail or St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church and/or School, both in Bangor. The complete Obituary can be found and online condolences may be offered at www.jandtfredrickson.com.