DOROTHY P. SCHROEDER
Dorothy P. Schroeder, age 84, of Kahoka, MO, died peacefully on Sunday,
March 17, 2013 at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka.
Dorothy was born December 11, 1928 at Luray, MO, a daughter of Claude Bryan "C.B."
and Carrie Kerner Overhulser.
Following graduation from Wyaconda High School, Dorothy worked at the Sheaffer Pen Co. in Fort Madison and that is where she met her first husband. After their marriage they moved to California where she owned her own restaurant in Visaila, CA, served as a manager in Long Poc, CA, and spent all of her life as a waitress serving and tending to the needs of aothers. At one point she returned to Missouri to care for her mother and during that time worked at the former Gypsy Dell in Keokuk.
Later in life she married Raymond Schroeder and they were together 26 years until his death on April 27th, 2011.
Survivors include her children: Charles (Marti) Smith of Colorado Springs, CO and Louisa (Mrs. Channing "Skip") Maynard of Chico, CA; six grandchildren: David Smith of New Hampshire, Catherine Gibson of Maryland, Timothy Smith of Singapore, Michael Maynard of Chico, CA, Sabrina Olivarez of Dupont, WA and Scott Maynard of Lees Summit, MO; one great grandchild, Steig Gibson; a sister, Madonna Perry of Kahoka, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews in Clark County.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Eston "Jack" and Wayne Overhulser and three sisters, Helen O'Blenness, Fayla Thomas and Evelyn Hibbard.
Dottie was a southern Baptist. She liked to sew and loved being with family. She spent the last year of her life in Kahoka to be near her sister, Madonna, where she was a resident of the Clark Co. Nursing Home.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
The family was assisted by Wilson Funeral Home.
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