Schroeder, Gerald F. age 89 of Arcadia passed away on Easter morning, April 12, 2020. Gerald proudly served his country during the Korean War as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from General Motors in 1987 and returned to his beautiful hometown of Arcadia, Michigan.
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He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Iris Schroeder, Grandson, Derek Pahl, sister-in-law Dawn Schroeder, brother-in-law, Lee Fitzhugh.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marilyn Joyce Schroeder; children, Scott Schroeder (Anne) of Utah, Vicky Schroeder-Blackmar (Rick) of Holland, Alan (Chris) Schroeder of Arcadia, Eric Schroeder of Grand Rapids: 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard Schroeder, sister-in-law Joan (Jim) Gilbert; brothers-in-law, Orlo (Connie) Fitzhugh, Ken Fitzhugh (Betty); many nieces and nephews. Jerry was looking forward to the birth of his first great-great grandchild in May.
Due to the COVID-19, a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Arcadia United Methodist Church or the Arcadia VFW Post 3314. Arcadia, MI 49613.
Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.