Wanda Mae Schroeder
September 4, 1916 ~ December 22, 2012
Wanda Mae Schroeder, age 96, of Williamsburg, IA formerly of Elma and Waterloo, died on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Highland Ridge Care Center in Williamsburg. Wanda Mae Harris was born on September 4, 1916 to James and Mary (Utesh) Harris in Hereford, TX. The family moved to the Riceville area where she graduated from Riceville High School. Wanda was united in marriage to Edwin Schroeder on November 3, 1938 in Elma, IA. The couple lived in the Elma area for many years before moving to Waterloo, IA. Later Wanda moved to Williamsburg, IA where she has lived to the present time. Wanda enjoyed sewing, art, cooking, painting, volunteering at Allen Hospital for many years. She was a member of Grace Reformed Church, Waterloo. Wanda is survived by her children; Earl (Judy) Schroeder of Greenfield, IN, and their children, Todd (Kirsten) Schroeder of Salt Lake City, UT and James E. Schroeder of Chicago, IL; Ellen (Robert) Hart of Argle, TX, and their children, Michelle Hibler of Camby, IN, Rebekah Hart of Chicago,IL, Rachel Bowling of Davenport, IA and Renee Murrah of Azle, TX; Steve (Terry) Schroeder of Williamsburg, IA and their children Kaylene Schroeder of Davenport, IA, Lane James F. Schroeder of Brookings, SD and one brother, Dean Harris of Peewaukee, WI. She is also survived by 7 great grandchildren and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Edwin in 1993, brother, Harold Harris, and sister, Mary Lou Wentworth and grandson Nick Schroeder. Cemetery: Burial will be in Howard Cemetery in Elma, IA. Memorials may be directed to Wanda's family. There will be an opportunity to greet Wanda’s family from 10:00 am to the time of the service, Saturday at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in Elma. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 11:00 am at Howard Cemetery in Elma, IA.