Josephine A. “Sue” Schroder, age 66, of 1533 Boy Scout Road, Quincy, died Monday, April 3, 2017, at 10:59 pm in Blessing Hospital.
Sue was a graduate of John Wood Community College. She had worked as a Registered Nurse at the Illinois Veterans’ Home for over 15 years. Sue regularly attended The Crossing, and worship was an important part of her life. Sue was a cancer survivor. She beat both breast cancer and lung cancer. Most of all she loved her family. She was the back bone of the family for many years, and she lived for her children and grandchildren.
Survivors in addition to her husband, Jerry, include three children, Sherri (John) Pate of Peoria, IL, Tonja (John) Lang of Quincy, and James Schroder of Quincy; 13 grandchildren, Kaitlynn and Eason Pate, Eddie Radel, Michael Lang, Miri Greafen, Jacob Lang, J.C. Lang, Gage, Brendan, Zoey Mae, Jaxson, and Maxx Schroder, and Noah Bryant; a great-grandson, Alex Greafen; three adopted daughters, Hannah (Chris) Hultz of Palmyra, MO, Ronna Schroder, and Kattarina Jones, both of Quincy; a brother, Clyde Bryant of Payson, IL; a sister, Judy Huff of Quincy; an aunt, Virginia Stanbridge; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Earl, Joseph, Kit, and Gary Bryant; and a sister, Betty Schmitt.
Services: 6:00 pm Friday, April 7, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Rev. John Mitchell officiating.
Visitation: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Friday April 7, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: James E. Cary Cancer Center
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.