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“Sorry for your loss, but you can almost hear the laughing from above as the card game continues, now that all 6 are together again. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Steve Jenkel - Appleton, WI

“My sincere sympathy goes out to the family of Myrtle . I worked with her at Air Wisconsin and she was like a 2nd mom to me. She was always sharing...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie Arps - Appleton, WI

“I worked with Myrtle at Air Wisconsin, she was a very nice caring lady. My Condolences to her family. Gods Blessings. Debbie Moseng ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked with Myrtle at Air Wisconsin, such a kind lady. We then met up again when our husbands were both members of the Greenville Fire Department....Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Thelen

“Paula and Red; my condolences to you on the loss of your mom, she had to be a wonderful person because of the daughter she raised. I will keep you in...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Ludvigsen - Appleton

“We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Myrtle's passing. I will always remember how kind she was to everyone. When we would visit her and Uncle Gordy...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sue and Jim Kroohn - Roseville, MN

“We always appreciated Myrtle's friendship with Alice Westfahl. She and Gordy were such great neighbors to Alice! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: John/Patti Westfahl

“We are so sorry to hear of Myrtle's death. She was such a lovely and gracious woman and a warm and welcoming aunt, who made the world's best...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Dennis and Barbara Jochman

“Myrtle was my work Mom at Air Wi - she gave me a lot of recipes. She knew I was pregnant with my 1st son before I told her. Her and Gordy were a...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Denise Hoelzel - Kaukauna, WI


Myrtle Margethe Schroeder (Koch), age 92, of Appleton, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Willow Lane Assisted Living in Appleton. She was born on September 30, 1924 in Dike, Iowa to the late Hans and Jensine (Jensen) Koch. Her family moved to Neenah where she graduated from Neenah High School in 1942. She married Gordon Schroeder at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Neenah. After graduating high school, Myrtle worked at Kimberly Clark until she started her family; then she helped on the farm. Years later she worked at Air Wisconsin until retiring in 1984. Myrtle enjoyed to sew, knit, crochet, bake and quilt. She made many lap robes for the local retirement homes. Together Myrtle and her husband Gordon loved to travel, fish, play cards and bowl. Myrtle was also very proud of her Danish heritage. Myrtle is survived by her son, Michael (Carol) Schroeder; her daughter, Paula (David) Bauman; four grandchildren, Jennifer (James) Spencer, Christopher (Tracey) Schroeder, Timothy (Monica) Bauman and Andrew (Katrina) Bauman; eight great-grandchildren, Christopher Spencer, Peyton Schroeder, Tyler Bauman, Kyle Bauman, Arial Bauman, Riley Spencer, Giovanni Bauman and Marcus Nigbor. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews and other dear relatives. Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Gladys Selle, Dolores Rieckmann; brother, Eugene Koch and her granddaughter, Peggy Bauman. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at IMMANUEL EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3705 Fairview Road in Neenah. Visitation will be held on Thursday starting at 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service with Rev. Paul Meier officiating. Interment will be held at Highland Memorial Park in Appleton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Myrtle's name can be made to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be made at www.wichmannfargo.com. Myrtle's family would like to give a special thank you to Ron Wolf and his staff at Willow Lane Assisted Living. They treated her like family, we can't thank you enough.