Donald William Schroeder
03-26-1938 - 07-28-2020
Country: United States | State: Missouri

Donald William Schroeder was born on March 26, 1938 in Burlington,
Iowa and died on July 28, 2020 at Foxwood Springs, Raymore, Missouri. His
parents were Melvin Schroeder (spouse Jean Schroeder) and Violet
(Hasenkamp) Schroeder (spouse Everett Miller). On May 28, 1960 he married
the love of his life, Martha Louise Susich and they remained happily married for
60 fantastic years.
He graduated from Danville High School and went on to college where he
excelled on the basketball court. After winning his education degree, Don went
on to successfully coach and teach for 32 years, culminating his career by
winning an Iowa State Basketball Championship in 1989.
After retirement Don spent several years pursuing a variety of interests: He was
an avid golfer moving to Bella Vista, Arkansas where he and Martha lived right
on the golf course. His family was always his greatest joy and he spent many
happy hours in their company.
Don is survived by his wife Martha (Raymore, Missouri), his daughter Traci
Keeler and significant other Mike Helton (Lee’s Summit, Missouri), son Greg
Schroeder and daughter-in-law Heather Schroeder (New Boston, Illinois), son
Eric Schroeder and daughter-in-law Heather Schroeder (Greenwood, Missouri).
Don’s four amazing grandchildren are Chase Keeler, Jordan Heaton (and spouse
Joe Heaton), Drake Schroeder (and fiance Taylor Jones) and Journey
Schroeder. Don has two awesome great-grandchildren Lucas Heaton and
Paisley Heaton. He is also survived by siblings Bob Schroeder (Danville, Iowa),
Mary Patrick (Danville, Iowa) and Wayne Miller (St. Joseph, Missouri). He was
preceded in death by siblings Sue Patrick and Connie Faidley.
Due to the public health crisis, the family is foregoing a public memorial service.
Family requests that in lieu of flowers or cards, donations be made to the
Alzheimer’s Association at or the
Muscatine Community Foundation Donald William Schroeder Memorial
Scholarship Fund at:

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