MOORLAND - Irene D. Schroeder 99, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Knierim, with Pastor Chadric Dietrich officiating. Burial will be at North Lawn Cemetery, Fort Dodge. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Church in Knierim. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is serving the family.
Irene is survived by her daughter Janet (Roger) Doster; daughter-in-law Helen (wife of the late Roger Schroeder); 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert; daughter Joyce (Rev. Carol) Youse; son Roger; great-granddaughter Grace Hertrampf; her parents, John and Alvena (Petersen) Nahnsen; and sisters, Fern Hawn, and Mabel (Sally) Ewing.
Irene D. Nahnsen Schroeder was born April 3, 1914 in rural Webster County. On March 2, 1937 she was united in marriage to Albert O. Schroeder at St. Peters Lutheran Church, Farnhamville. Irene and Albert farmed in the Farnhamville area until purchasing a farm near Moorland. She continued to live on the farm until November of 2013, when she became a resident of the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Irene was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Knierim. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.