Frederick W. Schroeder III, 74 years, of Lambertville, MI passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 at Aspen Grove, after several medical issues, with his wife Charlene, at his side. Fred worked as a tool & die maker at Ford Motor Company for over 37 years, retiring in 2007.
The son of Fred and Lois (Barber) Schroeder, Jr. he was born October 8, 1947 in Cleveland, OH.
He married Charlene (Hindelang) on February 8, 1968. Together, Fred and Char enjoyed 4- wheeling through the years. He loved boating, and was also an avid hunter. Fred was a 38 year member of Cooley Canal Yacht Club “”CCYC”” where he proudly served as Commodore in 1993. In 2011 he served as Commodore of the Inter-Lakes Yachting Association “”ILYA””.
He is survived by his loving wife, Charlene; daughter, Darlene (Jeff) Agan; son, Frederick “”Rick”” W. (Mary) Schroeder IV; grandchildren, Heather (Mike) Davis, Jon “”JJ”” Gallaher, Haley, Hannah and Emily Schroeder; great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Weston and Brynn Hirzel, sister, Helen Haney; niece, Dana Haney; great-niece and nephew, Brianna and Ronnie; 8 step-grandchildren, and 9 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Alta Schroeder.
Visitation will be Monday, November 15, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Urbanski’s Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Ave. Temperance, MI where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Kidney Foundation or the American Heart Association.