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Obituary for David L. Schroeder

David L. Schroeder, 54, of San Antonio, Texas, (formerly Camanche, IA) passed away on Wednesday December 11, 2019. Funeral services take place at 10 am on Monday, December 23, at Lemke Funeral Homes – South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive). A visitation occurs from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, December 22, at Lemke Funeral Homes – South Chapel. Burial and Military Honors take place following the Funeral Service on Monday at the Rock Island National Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

David was born November 26, 1965 in Clinton, Iowa the son of David R. and Kathleen Ann (Kratz) Schroeder. He was a 1984 graduate of Camanche High School. Following High School, he enlisted in the United States Army where he would eventually retire after 22 years serving his Country as a Tank Mechanic.

David was united in marriage to Ellaree Edlin on February 17, 2006 in Junction City Kansas.

Following his military service, David worked at ALCOA as a Maintenance Supervisor.

David enjoyed shooting guns, taking Pontoon boat rides and he loved working on trucks or anything that required mechanical attention. Above all, he loved his family very much whether they were blood related or not.

David is survived by his wife Ellaree Schroeder, daughter – Elizabeth Delgado; sons - David William Schroeder all of San Antonio, TX and Dominic Ferrante of Massachusetts; his grandchildren – Luis “Nugget” Delgado, Hailey “Peanut” Delgado, Levi “Tank” Schroeder and Aubrey; sister – Michelle (Chris) Spencer of Bettendorf, IA and brother Mark (Brandy) Schroeder of Fulton, Il; his mother – Kathleen Ann Schroeder of Bettendorf, IA with many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Preceding David in death was his father.

Memorials made can be directed to the family.