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“Hi Grandpa I want to say I love you and miss you so much. You will always be in my heart every day. Thank you for everything you have ever done for...Read More »
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“Our deepest sympathy to Sonny's family. Scott and his two sons, Chad and Ronny enjoyed hunting with Sonny, especially coyotes.We all will miss him...Read More »
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Harold Louis "Sonny" Schroeder, age 77, of Wells, MN, died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at The Beacon in Mapleton, MN. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home. Interment will be private. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family.
Sonny was born March 16, 1940, the son of Arnold and Helen (Murphy) Schroeder and was raised in the Wells area. He married Catherine Tetzloff on February 2, 1963 in Mankato, MN, and to this union three children were born. He worked for Giese farm drainage from 1957-1975 when Sonny started Schroeder's Drainage Surveying. He managed many projects in southern Minnesota as land surveyor until he retired. Sonny loved to hunt and took many trips deer hunting.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Darlene Schroeder and Marlene Sonnek; brother: Garold "Buddy" Schroeder.
Sonny is survived by his children: Lonny (Shannon) Schroeder of Easton, MN, Lisa Schroeder of Rake, IA, Mark (Lisa) Schroeder of Ham Lake, MN; wife Cathy of Wells, MN; 7 grandchildren: Brandon (Nissa) Schroeder of Sanborn, MN, Cortney (Eddy) Barbosa of Buffalo Center, IA, Collin Blackstad of Lake Mills, IA, Andy (Rachel) Schroeder of Easton, MN, Bryanna (Troy) Sonnek of Minnesota Lake; MN, Max and Samantha Schroeder of Ham Lake, MN; 7 great grandchildren: Tucker and Trace Schroeder, Luciana, Alicia and Emily Barbosa, Ethan Fickett and Avery Schroeder; siblings: Jerry Schroeder of Wells, MN, Arnold "Butch" Schroeder of Easton, MN, Patty (Mike) Armstrong of Mankato, MN and Kenny (Tina) Schroeder of Wells, MN; and special friends LeRoy & Joyce Giese of Wells; along with many nieces and nephews and their families.