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Anna Mae (Fessel) Schroeder, 92 years of age peacefully left this world on Monday June 26, 2017 at Providence Diversicare. She was born September 27, 1924 in Harrison County, Indiana to the late John E. and Cora M. (Brown) Fessel and was the widow of her husband of 66 years Robert W. Schroeder. She was a graduate of Morgan Township High School and the old New Albany Business College. She formerly worked at the old First Federal Bank and Trust until she became a mother. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. Ann was a skilled quilter and craft woman and was a longtime active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of New Albany and the Altar Society. She was well know and loved and fondly called the "Pie Lady" at the K of C Fish Fries and church events. Ann was most proud of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings; Lillian, Opal, Clyde and Glenn Fessel, Verna Tamer, and Bertha Geltmaker.
Survivors include children Jim Schroeder (Diane), Sondra Bolte and Tony Schroeder (Annie); nine grandchildren Jennifer, Corey and Zachary and Joseph Schroeder; Kelly Reed, Sasha Haywood, Hannah Bolte, Aubrey Rosenkranz and Gretchen Blake. Also 20 delightful great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2: to 8 p.m. Thursday June 29, at Kraft Funeral Service 708 E. Spring Street in New Albany. Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Friday June 30, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany with entombment to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park Chapel of Memories.
Expressions of sympathy to: St. Mary's Catholic Church, 415 E. 8th, Street, New Albany, Indiana 47150. Rosary Service 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Kraft's.
Online condolences may be made to: www.kraftfuneralservice.com
Published on June 27, 2017
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