Funeral services for Beata I. Schroader, age 94 of Alden, MN., will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Pastor Vern Harris will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com
Beata died peacefully on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.
Beata Ida Schroader was born on Feb. 5, 1924 in Springfield, MN., the daughter of William and Ida (Rono) Neubauer. She was raised in Brown County, MN., where she attended and graduated from Comfrey High School and then furthered her education at Mankato State University graduating with a teaching degree. On June 21, 1953 Beata was united in marriage to Leslie Schroader in Kiester, MN. Beata retired after 32 years of teaching elementary school, the last 20 years were in the Alden-Conger School district. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and crocheting afghans. Reading, card playing and spending time in her gardens and being a part of her family’s lives were most important to Beata. Traveling throughout the US including Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands gave her many memories. She kept busy in the Card Club, Get Together Club, Birthday Club, Quilting Club and the Garden Club.
Beata is survived by her children: Denise Olsen, Albert Lea, MN., Jacquie Gilham, Helena, MT., Scott (Janice) Schroader, Albert Lea, MN., Craig (Christine) Schroader, Minnesota Lake, MN., and Ramona Anderson, Key West, FL. 14 grandchildren: Matthew (Andrea) Olsen, Angelique (Jay Nelson) Ruby, Jamie (Ryan) Ranalli, Elaine (Zach) Beaupre`, Krista (Curtis) Hartmann, Phillip (Mariah) Schroader, Cassie Schroader, Chad & Tara Gulbertson, Jena (Mike) Vaale, Joshua, Ali, Sidney and Mackenzie Anderson. 16 great-grandchildren; Christopher Ruby, Hunter Nelson, Audrey & Emma Harris, Ava & Rayden Ranalli, Corbin & Quinn Beaupre`, twins Lucas & Adalyn Schroader, Arista, Dominik and Tayler Gulbertson, Micaela, Torri and Olivia Vaale. Sister, Alvera Fluegel and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Beata was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leslie on Oct. 19, 2007. Sisters; Ethel Meier and Ruth Krummel, brothers; Vincent Neubauer and Howard Neubauer. 3 brothers-in-law; Carl Fluegel, Otto Meier and Burt Krummel, and son-in-law Daniel Gilham.