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Dennis R. Schroeder, age 73, passed away December 31, 2017, at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.
Dennis was born Jan. 4, 1944, at Hillsboro, a son of Elmer K. and Ruby M. (Richert) Schroeder.
He grew up and attended school in Marion, graduating from Marion High School in 1962. He then attended Fort Hayes State for a year and Southwestern University for three semesters.
For a time he was employed by Duffines Optical in Topeka, where he made lenses, and later worked for KDOT on a survey crew.
His hobbies included fishing, mathematics, physics, and astronomy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and close friend Peggy Dietz.
He is survived by his brother, Edsel, of Marion and cousins.
The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Interment will follow at Marion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society.
Last modified Jan. 4, 2018