Kathy Schroeder

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Kathy Schroeder, 72, of China Spring, passed away Monday, June 22nd at a local hospital. Funeral services will be 11AM Saturday, June 27th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allen Grant officiating. Burial will follow at China Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8PM Friday, June 26th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Kathy was born January 11, 1937 in Wortham Bend to Toss and Addie (Cotton) Stone. She married Ken Schroeder on November 16, 1956 in Waco. She served many years as an election judge for McLennan County and China Spring I.S.D. She was an Active member of China Spring Lions Club. She was a wonderful wife and loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Bonnie.

Survivors include husband of 52 years, Ken Schroeder of China Spring; sons, Wayne Schroeder and Randy Schroeder and wife, Marsha, both of China Spring; daughter, Linda Smith of China Spring; seven grandchildren; sisters, Dovie Winkelmann and husband, Wilburn and Bobbie Kimball and husband, Jim, both of China Spring, Faye Koehne of Killeen and Myrna Scott and husband, Stewart of Bosqueville; brother, Don Stone and wife, Barbara of China Spring; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Schroeder, Tyler Smith, Steve Schroeder, Gregg Wendorf, Josh Duren, Roxanne Hodge, and Jamey Schroeder. Honorary pallbearers will be Lions Club members.

Memorials may be made to Texas Lions Camp handicapped and diabetic children. P.O. Box 290247, Kerrville, TX 78029.


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  1. Mr. Schroeder, Wayne, Randy and Linda,

    I was so sorry to hear of Kat’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and I always enjoyed visiting with her. She could always make me laugh! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Love, "Annie"

  2. Kat was someone I always enjoyed seeing and visiting with. She had a smile and a hug that I will truly miss.
    I am thankful I had the chance to know her.

  3. Mr. Schroeder and Family,

    I was so saddened to hear about Kathy. She was truly one of the sweetest and most loving people I’ve ever known, and will so miss her smile and her hugs. Her love for China Spring and the selfless way that she served our community throughout the years will never be forgotten nor duplicated.

    May the Lord give you comfort and peace during this time, and know that if there’s anything our family can do, please let us know. Take comfort in knowing what a blessing Kathy was to me and my family.

    In Him,
    Brennon Arnold

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  6. I am so sorry to have heard about Kat. She was truly an amazing woman, and someone who I admired and respected. I know that she will be missed by many, and I am thankful that was able to know her. I hope that you will find comfort in your memories of her. Please know that you are in my thoughts and my prayers and do not hesitate to call if you need anything.

  7. Coy & Mary Brewer

    Mr Schroeder and Family sorry to hear about your loss but want to thank you for sharing this beautiful women with me and my family. She was an ANGEL that walked the earth not worring about herself but what she could do to help others.This is an amazing women thank you again and may god bless you and your family.

  8. Donny and Robin Slaughter and kids

    We will truly miss your Mother sitting and supporting Tyler and his friends playing all sports. She was a special Grandmother! Please let us know if you and Tyler need anything. Praying for you and your family in this tough time!

  9. duane and sharon barr

    our hearts and prayers are with you and your family..please , should you need anything let us know..god bless you and your family…



  11. Greg and Kathy Burt

    Ken, Wayne, Randy, Linda, and family;

    My heart is broken at the loss of this sweet, sweet, lady. She always treated me as one of her own, good times and bad, and always had a warm hug and huge laugh. Visits with her were both love fests and laugh fests.

    Kathy and I will hold her sweetness (and sauciness) in our memories forever. She was a bright light and a picture of class.

    There is laughter in heaven today, and we all know why.

    Greg and Kathy Burt

  12. I did not have the pleasure of knowing Kat for a long time, but I did get to love her for a short time. She will be sadly missed. A woman of great compassion and love, who never complained. She’s with Our Lord now and loving every minute. You fought a good fight, you precious woman of God.
    I’ll miss you, Hilary

  13. Jack & Terrie Lambert

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time. May the many wonderful memories remain in your hearts forever!

  14. Kathy’s smooches and loving hugs will be missed. We are so fortunate this classy lady touched our lives, and our hearts.

  15. Jeanette Stanford Bone

    We grew up as neighbors and I remember many happy times in Wortham Bend. I have not seen her in many years, but I remember the fun loving girl she was. I know your hearts are heavy at this time. May God sustain you through the hard times. I will remember all of you in my prayers.

  16. We’ll miss you, Aunt Kat. You were certainly the "fun one" of the bunch and always a joy to be around. I can still hear your laughter in my head. Thanks for always taking my Mamaw (your sister) out for weekly lunch dates and shopping. Love you!

  17. Jim & Murt Scrivner


    Out hearts go out to you in this time of trial. We remember Kathy as a vibrant and outgoing lady. Our sympathies to you and your children.

    Jim and Murt

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  19. I am so sorry I didn’t know she had passed. This was one of the sweetest funniest people I have ever had the honor to know. She will be missed by all of us at Guaranty Bank. We love her dearly.

  20. Dear Ken and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Kathy. She will be missed by many for the hugs and love she shared with all. Any time I saw Kathy, she always made me feel like she was greeting a family member. I pray that you will find the strength to get you through this sorrowful time.

  21. Ken & Mary Jo Moore & Wanda Lopez

    Our prayers are that God will continue to comfort for each of you during this most difficult time! Kat was a special lady and we will miss her!

  22. Laura (Grube) Meredith

    Mr. Schroeder & Family : I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.

    Laura (Grube) Meredith

  23. Please accept my condolences on the loss of Kathy. You will be in my prayers today and for many days to come. Hold on to your memories, they are a gift from God that death cannot destroy.

  24. Kathy was such a bright light, always the first to greet a newcomer and to enjoy the friendships. What a Lion! She will be remembered and missed wherever Lions gather.

  25. Pat and Angel Johnson

    With deepest sympathy

  26. I can see Kat now as she’s entering those Heavenly Gates – she’s showering everyone with her big hugs and kisses and flashing that precious smile. My neighbor and friend for 35 years will be greatly missed. My prayers are with you Ken, and all the family.

  27. Raymond & Glenda Kroll

    Randy and family: We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you in the difficult days ahead.
    Raymond & Glenda Kroll

  28. Rhonda (Lemaster) Banister

    My family was so saddened to hear of Kat’s passing. She was such an amazing person and always had a smile on her face and a kiss on the cheek no what came her way. "Coach" Schroeder and family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  29. Shirley & Bill Grube

    Dear Ken & family: Kat was such a good friend for so many years! She was such a happy, loving person who will be truly missed by everyone who knew her. We send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
    Shirley & Bill Grube

  30. stephen salvesen

    I was lucky to have known Kathy. She was always smiling and ready to give you a warm hug. She loved her husband and family. She loved life. She will be missed. My prayers are with Ken and the family.

    Stephen Salvesen

  31. Wanda & Marshall Cooper

    We are really sad about Kathy and so sorry we can not be there for the services. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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