Alden J. Schroeder, 80, passed away on Sunday (Sept. 25, 2011) in Goessel.


Alden J. Schroeder, 80, passed away on Sunday (Sept. 25, 2011) in Goessel.
He was born on June 5, 1931, in Goessel, the son of Jacob H. and Justina Regier Schroeder. He was a farmer and a member of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel.
On Sept. 12, 1952, he married Irma Voth in Goessel. She survives.   
He is survived by his wife, Irma; sons, Doug (Pam) of Kansas City, Rodney of Canton, and Randy (Lynnette) of Somers Point, N.J.; daughter, Diane (Phil) Bostian of Goddard; sister, Evelyn Banman of Goessel; and grandchildren, Tessa Schroeder, Neil Patton, Josh Bostian, Justin Bostian, Liam Schroeder, Sean Guest and Devin Guest.   
He was preceded in death by son, Russell; parents, Jacob and Justina; brothers, Sam and Ed; and sisters, Sarah, Margaret, Alice, Esther, Edna and Marlene.  
Visitation with family present will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Ott Funeral Home in Goessel.   
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel. Pastor Steve Schmidt will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the Leukemia Society, in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main St., P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.