Rosemary Schroeder, 96, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City. Rosemary had spent most of her life in the Tipton and Syracuse area.
She was born July 17, 1922, in Tipton, the daughter of the late Steven and Anna (Petty) Briggs.
She was united in marriage in 1948 to James William Schroeder who preceded her in death on September 21, 2013.
Rosemary worked for Tipton Pants Factory and for Syracuse Elementary School.
She was a member of Syracuse Baptist Church where she taught children’s Sunday school for many years.
Rosemary was a wonderful wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking, going on walks in the woods, was an avid reader, and loved animals. She was a friend to many and cherished them all.
Survivors include one son, Len (Cathy) Schroeder, Jefferson City; three grandchildren, James Schroeder, Brian (Heather) Schroeder, Crista (Kenny) Otto; and five great-grandchildren, Caleb Boes, Brenden Schroeder, Breanna Schroeder, Brayden Otto, and Addison Otto.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Syracuse Baptist Church.
Funeral service will be 12 p.m. Thursday at Syracuse Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Payne officiating.
Burial will be in Syracuse Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Syracuse Baptist Church.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home in Jefferson City is in charge of the arrangements.
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