Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Steven H. Schroeder

Steven H. Schroeder, age 61, of Shelby, died Sunday, September 29, 2013.

He was born February 25, 1952 in Lima, Ohio and was a 1970 graduate of Shelby Senior High School. Steve was first and foremost a farmer his entire life. He was currently the road superintendent for Sharon Township and previously sold Kent Feed and Pioneer Seed. Steve was very active in helping and supporting his wife, Brenda, in their business, Schroeder’s Dairy Delight, transporting their ice cream trailers to various fairs and festivals around Ohio. Steve was a meticulous woodworker, including having restored their family farm house. He truly enjoyed 4-wheeling in southern Ohio with his sons. Even with his struggles with his health and pain issues, nothing made Steve happier than spending time with his granddaughter, Addison. She always brought joy to his life and put a smile on his face.

Steve is survived by his wife: Brenda S. (Pore) Schroeder, whom he wed on October 7, 1978; 3 sons: Matthew Schroeder of Shelby, Mark Schroeder of Shelby, Jeremy (Abby) Schroeder of Willard; his granddaughter: Addison Schroeder; his father: Virgil T. Schroeder of Shelby; his siblings: Dianne (Thom) Powers of Oregon, OH, Nancy (James) Schell of TX, Donald Schroeder (Deb Parks) of Shelby, Jean Ann (Keith) Fairchild of Shelby, Ursula (Ken) Esterline of Shelby, Lisa (Abel) Hernandez of Beavercreek, OH, Barbara Schroeder of MD, and Julie (Mark) Friebel of Shelby; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Marjorie Pore, Glen (Marilyn) Pore, Dale Pore, Dean (Barbara) Pore, Bob (Connie) Pore; Numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother: Joan May (Kiene) Schroeder; a son: Michael Schroeder; a brother: Richard Schroeder; 2 sister-in-law: Jeannette Schroeder and Phyllis Pore and a brother-in-law: John Pore.

Friends and family are welcome on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 2-7 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services celebrating Steve’s life will be held on Friday at 11 AM at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. Edna Stahl and Rev. James Humphrey officiating. Burial will be in Plymouth Greenlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Trinity United Methodist Church or to Harmony House Homeless Shelter.

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  1. Ian and Faith Abbott says:

    Our sincere sympathies to all of you…we were so saddened to hear of Steve’s passing. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Bill and Fran Schroeder says:

    Brenda, Matt, Mark, Jeremy,
    We are so very sorry for your loss, please know we will keep you in our prayers.
    Sincerely, Bill and Fran Schroeder

  3. Michael and Karen Barnett says:

    Brenda and family: Praying for you in this time of great sorrow that God can comfort and bring peace to all who’s heartbroken. Put your trust in God and draw strength from the love of family and friends.

  4. Ann Imhoff says:

    Brenda and family
    I am so very sorry for your loss. He is now at peace and without pain. When I worked Election Board at the Township Hall Steve was always there to help me.
    He was such a nice man.
    With love
    Ann Imhoff

  5. Karen Harvey says:

    Prayers for the family. We are so sorry for your loss.

  6. Shim and Linda LaGoy says:

    Our dear friend Brenda,

    Words cannot express the heartbreak we felt hearing of Steve’s passing. You and Steve were such a part of our daily lives when we were fortunate enough to have you care for them while we worked. Pat loved riding in the combine cab with his buddy Steve. We’ll never forget those wonderful years.

    Please know you and the boys are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all.

    With deepest sympathy.
    ~Shim and Linda

  7. Pat Sanders says:

    Dear Schroeder Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss and the times you have to face while getting through this sorrowful time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless each of you. Take Care of yourselves as well. Hugs coming your way!
    Pat (Kiene) Sanders

  8. Kimberly & Chad Leland says:

    Brenda and family,
    My deepest sympathy for you and your family during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with and I pray God will wrap his arms around all of you and give you peace.
    Love and prayers

  9. Sue Striker says:

    Oh, Brenda, words can not express how I feel for you now. I know what you are going through as I just lost my dear sweet husband on Aug. 28th. Will pray for your strength through Jesus our Lord and his comfort for you and family. God will see you through!

  10. Diana & Casey Kelley says:

    So sorry to hear about Steve – he is in a better place now and pain free. We are sending you thoughts and prayers to help you get through the coming days!

  11. Jeanne & Tony Neumeyer says:

    We are very soory to hear of your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  12. Steve & Ellen Haverfield says:

    Dear Schroeder Family: We are so sorry for the loss of your son, husband, father, brother and uncle. I hope you feel God’s loving arms holding you through these days ahead. My thoughts and prayers will surely be with you all.

  13. Tom and Joan Traxler says:

    Dear Brenda and family. Prayers for you and your family . He is in God”s arms and is pain free. Tom and Joan Traxler

  14. Larry Frontz says:

    Dear Schroeder Family.

    So sorry to hear about your loss of Steve, he was a fun classmate and friend , may the good Lord bless your family and friends of Steve. Through his strenght
    you will prevail we all know what pain and suffering he must have gone through,but that is no more for him now. God bless and take care of each other.

  15. Renee (Artz) Samples says:

    Brenda, Matt, Mark, and Jeremy,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  16. John Grove says:

    Brenda and family,

    You and your family will be in my prayers. I knew Steve for many years and know how much he cared for his family.

  17. Bill & Cathy Gardner says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  18. Diane Dabney says:

    Dear Brenda, Matt, Mark and Jeremy…I am so sorry for the loss of your loving husband and father. Please know you are in my thoughts. You all have been so wonderful to me and my family through the years. Hugs coming your way from all the Dabneys. May God bless you and bring you peace.

  19. Judy ter Braak-Montes says:

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Steve. I graduated with him in 1970.
    God bless you all and may peace come in the days ahead.

  20. Susan McFarland says:

    Prayers are being lifted for your family.

  21. Gerald R. Meyers says:

    Sorry for your loss, Steve will be in my prayers and I will miss him very much although I haven’t seen him in over a year, it was great to be around him and his family at that time. Steve until we meet again on the other side I will be praying for you and your family. Your cousin Gary

  22. Jane and Nike Nihiser says:

    Brenda and Schroeder Family, We send our deepest sympathies and will keep you all in our prayers. May God be with you all.

  23. Russ and Jodi Messner says:

    Dear Brenda and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss and are praying God holds you close in the days ahead.

  24. Richard Shepard says:

    Brenda and family, so sorry for your loss. Steve was a fine man and will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, take care and love each other, God bless. Richard

  25. Dave and Brenda Thompson Family says:

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers,

  26. Johnny & Danny Rudd says:

    Brenda and family,
    So sorry for your lose of Steve. We will always remember him like a brother.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
    Johnny & family
    Danny & family

  27. Cathy & Michael Lammers says:

    May God comfort and bless your families in this time of sorrow. Steve’s absence will be felt by everyone. Cherish the memories and hold them close for comfort. Thoughts and prayers to and for all!
    Cathy & Mike Lammers

  28. Adrienne & Jerry Artz says:

    Dear Brenda & Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Steve was such a nice guy, and we have a lot of great memories. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  29. Suzanne Studer says:

    Dear Schroeder family,
    So sorry for the loss of Steve. I remember his beaming smile, and friendly ways when he was a youngster. He could light up a room!
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
    Love,
    Suzanne

  30. Ed Russell says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was such a great guy. God bless you all in this time of sorrow.

  31. Kim & June Heuberger says:

    To all the Schroeder family, Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you in your loss!

  32. Rod and Rosie Detillion says:

    To the Schroeder Family…We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Steve. He will be missed by all. Your family have given so much love and support to the community so may God and all your friends and family come into your hearts and help you thru such a difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  33. Pam Young says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families

  34. The Rehberg Family says:

    Keeping your family in prayer.

  35. Mark &Sue Beal says:

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  36. Phyllis Rank says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mark and Julie have been dear friends for a number of years, my heart goes out to all of your in this very tragic time. May God Bless you all and may you feel his healing strength thru this most difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Phyl Rank

  37. Becky Creamer says:

    Brenda and Family
    So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

  38. Amy Albert Brown says:

    We are sending our deepest sympathy, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Amy and Jim Brown and Helene Albert

  39. Krista Powers says:

    Oh, how I love this man. I was reflecting today on how he always called me “Krissy” and tickled me roughly through the years as I grew up. He was the only one who could pull that off – and it was because we had a special bond.

    My heart is aching with the whole family…he is going to be missed so much. Aunt Brenda, Matthew, Mark and Jeremy – please know, I am here to love you and support you every step of the way on this journey.

    Love, Krista

  40. Donna & David Ufferman says:

    Brenda and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  41. Barbara Dinkel Knapp says:

    To the entire Schroeder family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time.

  42. The Dunham's says:

    Brenda and Family
    I know words can’t take the pain away,but know in your hearts, we are thinking of you. When down and out always turn toward Your Savior Jesus Christ. He will give you the strengh that you need today and every day. May God be with You All.
    Steve was always thinking of his Family. Let the Love comfort you and family.

  43. Whitney (Reppart)Long says:

    Brenda. Matt, Mark and Jeremy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know that words can’t make it any easier for you. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. I always loved coming to your home and playing when I was a little girl. I will always remember Steve teasing me and I’m sure I did some teasing back. My parents always enjoyed times they spent with you. May God give you all peace and comfort and wrap his arms around you.
    With deepest sympathy.

  44. Andy and Mariane (Roberts) Huff says:

    Brenda, Matt, Mark, and Jeremy,
    We are so sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. You are such a wonderful family and have been there for our family during our tough times. We hope that you will please let us know if we can do anything to help or ease your grief during the next months and years. We will be praying for your family.
    With our deepest sympathy

  45. Michael J & Lu Radebaugh says:

    To the Schroeder Family, There are not enough words to express our deepest sympathies for your loss. May you draw comfort from the love of all your friends and each other and know we are here for you. You are in our hearts and prayers.

  46. Pam Saunders(Rinehart) says:

    I am deeply sorry for your loss of Steve: To my friend Jean Ann and to the rest of the Schroeder family my prayers and thoughts are with you all at the tragic time. I have not seen Steve for years but he has always been a wonderful man. God Bless Ya All!

  47. Cindy Basinger says:

    Brenda and family,
    I am so very, very sorry! Tears for you this morning, as I look at Steve’s picture! May God’s strength and peace go forward with you, as you travel this long, sorrowful road.
    Dan, Cindy, Aaron & Adam Basinger

  48. Jim Barnhart says:

    Dear Brenda and Family,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. You have my sincere condolences and prayers coming to you. God bless you all.

    Jim Barnhart (Millie’s Son)

  49. Tom and Judy Korbas says:

    Our deepest sympathies to Steve’s wife and children, and his father Virgil , along with the whole Schroeder family. All will be in our prayers during this very difficult and heartbreaking time. May the love of God and family/friends give all of you the strength and support needed now and in the future. Tom and Judy Korbas

  50. Shanna Cline says:

    Brenda and family,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. May God help you through this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers to your family from ours.
    Shanna, Tylah and Brielle Cline

  51. Dorinda Manges & Family says:

    My Dear Friend Brenda and Family,
    I don’t even know what to say right now…..I am so very, very sorry to have received this news. My heart aches for each one of you – deeply. Our prayers are certainly with you, and will continue to be, as you face the days ahead. I know that you serve a mighty God who is carrying you even now. Thankfully, He will sustain you and the boys in each and every day that is to come. You have been a true, special testament to that ever since I met you many years ago at Kemper. With Sincere Love and Prayers, Dorinda & Family

  52. Joyce Edwards King says:

    Brenda,
    I am so sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. I will be thinking about you and your family during this time of sorrow. Please know that others care about you.
    Joyce Edwards King

  53. Ann Imhoff says:

    Virgil, Jean Ann and family, please know that Steve is in my prayers. Love to both of you
    Ann Imhoff

  54. Terry Chase says:

    Brenda and family, you remember how I used to come out to Ohio and
    farm with Bro. Steve, and Bro. Don. I really liked Steve, and he and I
    could razz each other, yell at each other, and still got along great. Thats
    because he and I loved each other. I remember those times about Steve and even tho I havn,t seen him in a long time, I shall miss him.
    He was a good, hard working man.
    May the Good Lord bless and keep you Brenda, and the family thru this
    time of trial. I am thinking of you all.

  55. Ethel & Alon Athey says:

    Dear Brenda and Family:

    We are so sorry to learn of Steve’s death. Our hearts break for you as we have recently had to deal with the death of our son, Richard Athey. We remember Richard and Jackson, our grandson, talking about the ice cream trailer at the family reunions. Our former sweet daughter-in-law, Krista, let us know about this sad news. May God grant all of you the strength to deal with this. Our love and prayers are with you. Alon and Ethel Athey in Russellville, Arkansas.

  56. barbara watkins says:

    Brenda,I am very sorry for the tragedy in your family.
    Many years ago, when I would come to your store and open house, it was always with admiration at its beauty. Stewardship of a place reveals so much about the ones who live there.
    Please know you are in my thoughts as you learn to deal with losing your husband.

  57. Ruth Dannemiller says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. May The Lord help you all through this very tough time. You are all in our prayers.

  58. Jimmy and Amber Arms says:

    So sorry for your loss. Are thoughts and prayers are with you.

  59. Judy & Mike Caporini says:

    We are so sorry for your loss . Please take comfort in your faith, friends and family during this difficult time. Prayers. …

  60. Laura & Sue Amsbaugh says:

    Brenda & Family,

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Wishing you all peace in your time of sorrow.

  61. Cathy & Mike Uplinger & Girls says:

    We are so sorry for your loss of your husband, father and grandpa. He will be missed by all! He was a great man who helped so many and was a great friend to so many! Cherish your memories and hold them tight! I know I will. I had a lot of fun in the barns with Becky and the boys! May God wrap his arms around each of you and give you the strength, comfort, love and support during this difficult time! He is now your guardian angel to protect over you and free of pain! God bless you all!

  62. Doris and Phil Will says:

    Brenda and family…so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Steve and Phil always had lots of shop (farm) talk to do!

  63. John and Barbara Dannemiller and Family says:

    To Brenda and family and to entire Schroeder family:

    We are so very sorry to hear of your loss and want to extend our deepest heart felt sympathies at this difficult time for all of you! All of you and Steve are in our prayers.

  64. Mark and Linda Whitman says:

    Dear Schroeder Family,
    Our hearts go out to you during this time of sorrow. My family (Tuckers) have been friends with your family since Jean Ann and I were in grade school. You all meant so much to Mom and Dad. Mom spoke often of Steve and Brenda. It is sad that we are now experiencing these loses in our families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you face the difficult days ahead. Our hope is in our belief in salvation and everlasting life. May God comfort you and bring you peace.

  65. James and Margaret Highlander says:

    Brenda and Family,

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  66. Nate & Chuck says:

    Dianne, Thom, Krista, Patrice & Family –
    Please accept our sorrows for your loss, and take comfort in the marks and memories that were made in happier times.

  67. Randy and Jan Pry says:

    Dear Brenda, Matt, Mark, Jeremey,
    Our hearts are breaking for you all. Words cannot express the sorow we feel for you. Please know that we are praying for you today and our prayers will continue in the days ahead. May the God of all comfort give you strength and peace.

  68. LINDA STENTZ says:

    BRENDA AND FAMILY,

    I WANTED TO EXTEND MY SYMPATHY ON THE LOSS OF STEVE . MAY GOD WRAP HIS ARMS AROUND U ALL IN A VERY SPECIAL WAY DURING THIS DIFFCUILT TIME N ALSO IN TIMES TO COME.

  69. malinda wornernowowiejskis says:

    Brenda,Mark,Jeremy.Matt
    So VeRy Sorry For Your Loss. Even Though He Was In Such Awfull Pain He Loved You All. John And I Both Enjoyed Our Teasing Steve And You. Thank You So Very Much Being A Part Of Our Lives. I Am Sorry That I Could Not Be There Had A Class Tonight. MyKids Mike Misty And Marla All Send Our Prayers And Sympathy You Need Anything Just Call My Phone And Heart IsAlways Open. GodBless You All. Malinda And Richard

  70. Charlene Burrer says:

    Hugs and prayers to the family. My last memory of Steve is sitting in front of he and Mark at the steer show at this year’s fair. So thankful that I did because we had such a nice talk. May the love of family and friends help to get you through this.

  71. Brian Gallatin says:

    Brenda, I am so very sorry to hear about Steve. Jan just called me this morning to give me the bad news. You and your entire family will certainly be in both our thoughts and prayers. – Brian

  72. Tom and Linda Stull says:

    Brenda We are very sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. Tom andLinda

  73. Ms. Chris Mandakunis says:

    Brenda and the Schroeder Family,
    I was so sorry to hear about your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting you both last fall when I came up from Florida with Richard. And you blessed us with a tour of your beautiful home. May God Bless and surround you and your family at this time.

  74. Phil and Alice Fisher says:

    Dear Brenda and Family,
    We were grateful to be with you and the family yesterday at Steve’s viewing. We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers and our thoughts are with you and each family member.
    Love and Prayers,
    Phil and Alice Fisher

  75. Donna (young) Riehl says:

    schroeder family, please know you are in my prayers at this difficult time. May God comfort you now and in days to come!

  76. Cowie Family says:

    My heart aches for your loss. You will be in our prayers! Love you guys!
    -Randy, Tiffany, Taylor, Mason, and Cole Cowie

  77. Brenda Stamper says:

    I am so sorry to hear of you & your family’s loss. Went to school with Steve and he was a good man. May God be with you and your family and keep you close. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  78. Ralph & Jan Brown says:

    We are very sorry to hear of your loss. We are praying for you and your family.
    God Bless you,
    Ralph and Jan Brown

  79. ESPARZA FAMILY says:

    All our love to you all during this difficult time, you are in our thoughts, prayers and hearts!! May GOD bless you with strength and comfort you in the days to come!! We are here for you!!

  80. Al Fulton - The Dexter Company says:

    We are certainly sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. He was a great customer and friend, and we will miss him dearly. May God bless and keep you all.
    Al Fulton – The Dexter Company, Bucyrus OH

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