Mrs. Edna (Eddie) L. Schroeder, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Eddie was called home to her Lord on Monday, September 21, 2009, at her home. Age 64 years. Eddie was born on March 28, 1945, in Saginaw to the late Leo and Wilma (Bittner) Werner. She was married to Courtney (Court) Schroeder on July 11, 1964, in Saginaw, where he predeceased her on December 19, 2005. Eddie was self-employed. She had owned Personal Creations flower shop and had worked as a caterer for several years. She was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church. She was past president of the Saginaw Downtown Lions Club and served as past Region and Zone Chairwoman for Lions District 11-D1. She was very active with the Ethnic Festival, Jaycees, and hosted several exchange students. Eddie is survived by her three children and their spouses, Brent (Tracie) Schroeder, Wolverine Lake, Mich.; Randy (Angie) Schroeder, Alma; Naomi (Bill Cotie) Schroeder, Saginaw; 11 grandchildren, MacAlister, Chandler, Reed, Mason, Riley, Kahl, Stephannie, Devon, Darion, Alexis and Brienna; and one sister, Judith Nichols, Simi Valley, Calif. She was predeceased by her parents, husband, a son, Matthew, and a brother, Robert. Funeral celebration took place 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2009, at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams Ave. The Rev. Robert M. Eggers officiated with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends visited with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave., on Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., then at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Assoc. or the Saginaw Downtown Lions Club, PO Box 2211, Saginaw, MI 48605. Memories and sympathies may be shared with the family online at