Virginia “Ginny” Schroeder, 81, Huntingburg

Virginia “Ginny” Schroeder, 81, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday (March 13) at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Huntingburg August 18, 1936, to John J. and Theckla (Geesken) Junge. She married Gerald “Jerry” Schroeder June 13, 1959, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg. He died March 23, 1993.

Ginny retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital where she worked in the medical records department. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Ladies Sodality, VFW Post No. 2366 Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion Post No.147 Auxiliary, Jasper Moose Lodge No. 1175, and the German Club of Jasper. She enjoyed trips to the casino, bowling, and playing cards with friends.

She is survived by one daughter, Sonda Simpson and husband Randy, Huntingburg; one son, John Schroeder and wife Sara, Huntingburg; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A VFW Auxiliary memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday followed by a parish rosary prayer virgil. Memorial contributions can be sent to St. Mary’s Church. Condolences may be shared online at Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The funeral mass will be celebrqted by Father Ryan Hilderbrand.

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