Funeral services for Charles W. Schroeder, 91, of Sealy were held Friday, June 18, 2004, at 10 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church in Frydek with the Rev. Bernard Snock celebrating the funeral mass and rite of committal. Interment was at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Sealy. Pallbearers serving were Chuck Gruener, Scott Newsome, Steven Newsome, C.J. Hejl, Cody Sweat, and Tyler Sweat. Honorary pallbearers were Mason Gruener, Travis Koy, Johnny Sweat and Ken Hejl. Born in Sealy, Charles was the son of Charles H. and Melanie Balke Schroeder. He was raised in Sealy and attended Peters Hacienda Public Schools. Charles W. Schroeder married the former Miss Mary Sliva, January 7, 1939 with ceremony held in Wallis. Mr. Schroeder was a dairy famer and rancher. He was a former school trustee for Peters Hacienda Schools, a member of the Austin County Gun Club and a member of Sons of Herman. Charles enjoyed dancing with his wife, and loved his family and kids. He also loved fishing at Mill Creek. He had a good sense of humor and was a great storyteller. Mr. Charles W. Schroeder died June 15, 2004. His survivors are his wife Mary Sliva Schroeder of Sealy; daughters, Florence Gruener and husband David of Freeport, Kathy Newsome and husband J.P. of Sealy; grandchildren, Gayle and Travis Koy, Scott Newsome and wife Vicki, Steven Newsome and wife Audra, Chuck Gruener and wife Christene, Vicki Sweat and husband, Johnny Ray; great grandchildren, C.J., Nikki and Britni Hejl, Andrea Newsome, Karleigh and Ragan Newsome, Cody and Tyler Sweat and Emily and Mason Gruener. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles H. and Melanie Schroeder; son Charles Louis Schroeder; sisters, Nola Amsler, Lillie Pless, Mary Hildebrand; and brothers, Fritz, Edmond, and Raymond Schroeder. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Sealy.
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