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Bernard Ralph Schroeder

December 31, 2017 - December 16, 2017

    December 19, 2017 | 3-9:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home, St. Charles
  • December 20, 2017 | 10:30 A.M.
  • St. Patrick Crane Road, St. Charles
  • Burial Location
    Private-Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago

Bernard Ralph Schroeder, age 79, of St. Charles passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at his home.

He was born December 31, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to Rudolf and Ellis Schroeder.

Mr. Schroder graduated from Loyola University and was a captain in the Army Reserve.  For over 35 years, he worked for E.G. Brach Candy Company retiring as Vice President.  He was a member of the Maywood Sportsman Club and the Pheasant Hunting Club in Delavan, Wisconsin.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred, three children, Sandra (Mark) Kelly of St. Charles, Cheryl (Steve) Hagedorn of Lemont and Bernard (Sandra) Schroeder, Jr. of Oswego, seven grandchildren, Nolan and Madeline Kelly, Adam and Luke Hagedorn and Catilyn, Joshua and Jacob Schroeder and a sister, Mary Ann (Frank) Sweeney.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral mass will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, December 20th at St. Patrick Crane Road Church, 4N691 Crane Road, St. Charles.  Interment will be private at Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 3-9:00 P.M. at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 East Main Street, (corner of Rt. 64 and Rt. 25), St. Charles.


Leslie and Rhonda (Ege) Bonvillain from Elizabeth, IL

"So sorry to hear about Bernie. Have such good memories of your family on deer hunting weekends and the few times we ventured into the big city to visit you. Bernie will always be remembered as the "Candy Man". Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God grant you all peace and loving memories to fill your aching hearts. Love"

Marty Bown from Elkhart, IA

"I am so sorry to hear about the passing of "Uncle Bernie". My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of loss and sorrow. He was such a wonderful man and always made you feel welcome. Rest in peace, Uncle Bernie."

April Gutierrez from SOUTH ELGIN, IL

"I'm so sorry to hear of Bernie's passing. He was such a kind and friendly man. I enjoyed hearing all of his stories. I know he will be greatly missed."

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