Frederick W. “Fred” Schroeder

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/4/2012 14:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/4/2012 16:00:00

Frederick W. Schroeder, age 75, resident of Willard, Ohio and former Mansfield resident passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Willard Healthcare Center. He was born on July 7, 1936 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Lowell and Thelma (Smith) Schroeder and had been a Mansfield resident for many years and moved back to Willard in 2007. Mr. Schroeder was employed as an autobody repairman and painter and had work with several body shops. He had also worked at Serenity Hall at the Richland Hospital for over 10 years. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving on the USS Canberra during peacetime. He enjoyed racing stock cars in his early years and later making and selling wood crafts with his wife.
He is survived by his wife, Donna R. (Bumb) Schroeder whom he married on December 30, 1961; three children, Tracey Thull (fiance’ Joseph Young) of Marion, OH; Toni (Brent) Hemminger of Tiffin, OH; and Fritz (Heidi) Schroeder of Mansfield, OH; eight grandchildren, Adam (Christine) Oster, John Thull, III, Andrea (Chris) Magers, Brandon Thull, Lauren (Perry) Ensley, Jillian (Jerrett) Thull, Austin Schroeder, Autumn Schroeder; five great grandchildren, Lucian, Chloe, Eden, Peyton and Myla; two brothers, Richard Schroeder of Sylvania, OH; and Tom Schroeder of Walbridge, OH; and one sister, Doris Wertz of Toledo, OH.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Annie May Benarth.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio from 2:00 to 4:00 PM where a memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM with Pastor David Detwiler officiating. Burial will follow at a later date. Online condolences can be made at


Carolyn schwan - Mar 8, 2018
Sorry to hear about Donna. She was a great friend and wonderful person. Went to school with her at Bismark and then Bellevue. We had a lot of fun. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
Scott Shaw - Feb 3, 2012

Sorry to hear about Fred. I still have some things he made, and somethings he had me haul away.
Scott Shaw
Shaw & Co Trash Service

Rhonda Kellough - Feb 1, 2012

Toni & Family, I’m sorry to hear of the passing of your father. May God bless each of you during this difficult time. You & your family are in my heart, thoughts & prayers.

Jackie Engel - Feb 1, 2012

To Donna & family,
Kelly E-mailed me about Fred. I wish I was back in Ohio to help. If I can do anything please let me know. My thoughts and prayers are with you Donna and your family

Denise Perry (USDA RD) - Jan 31, 2012

Toni & Family,
My sincerest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
God Bless,
Denise Perry

Jennifer Sonnenberg - Jan 31, 2012

Toni, I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. May God be with you all in this trying time.