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Mary K. Schroeter

Mary K. Schroeter, age 86 of Troy, died Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh.

She was born on  July 06, 1932, in East Saint Louis, IL, the daughter of  Richard and Ellen (nee Egan) Daschke.

On  June 06, 1954, she married Harvey A. Schroeter at E. St. Louis.  He passed away on  August 11, 1982.

She was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church.

Mary was born at E. St. Louis, where she grew up and graduated East Side High School, E. St. Louis.  She stayed home with her children and after they were grown, she worked at the Troy Police Department.  She retired from there after 20 years of service.  She collected knickknacks and was devoted to her family, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include daughters:  Debbie A. (Bill) Barks of Troy, Cheryl M. (Scott) Brenner of Ellisville, Missouri; and Mary A. Weder (significant other, Dennis Steward) of Troy; sons: Richard J. Schroeter of Troy,  Michael A. (Amy) Schroeter of  Troy, and Harvey A. Schroeter, Jr., Troy; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard F. Daschke; mother, Ellen R. “Nellie” Daschke (nee Egan); husband, Harvey A. Schroeter Sr.; son-in-law, Gary D. Weder; sister, Dorothy Roswog; and brother Michael “Dave” Daschke.

Visitation was held on February 11, at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Troy. Funeral Mass was held on February 11 at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Troy, with Father Kevin Laughery  officiating.

Interment as at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Belleville.

In Lieu of flowers memorial to St. Labre Indian School in Montana. Arrangements were handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.

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