Ray H. Schroeder, 69, died April 27, 2018, at his home in rural Newton. He was born September 28, 1948, in Goessel to George and Frieda (Schmidt) Schroeder. Ray owned and operated Schroeder Nursery for 40 years. He was a member of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.
Ray is survived by son, Tyler Schroeder; daughter, Alisha Baughman and husband, Clayton, all of Newton; two grandchildren; brothers, Jerry Schroeder and wife, Ann, of Arkansas City, and Arlie Schroeder and wife, Kay, of rural Newton; sisters, Velma Hiebert and husband, Merlin, of rural Canton, and Jan Schmidt and husband, Dennis, of Goessel; and friend, Peggy Schilling of Newton.
His parents and daughter-in-law, Amber Schroeder, preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel. Private family burial will take place. Friends may visit from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, with family to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., all at Alexanderwhol Mennonite Church.
Memorials may be made to the Ray Schroeder Memorial Fund at Citizens State Bank for beautification of Goessel and Newton communities, in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Goessel.