The Free Press, Mankato, MN


August 26, 2013

Kathy Ann Schroeder

— Kathy Ann Schroeder, age 37, of Cottage Grove, MN died on August 23, 2013, at Woodwind Hospital in Woodbury, MN.

 Friends may call on the family on Tuesday from 4 to 8 pm and will continue on Wednesday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. There will be a Parish Prayer Service at 6:30pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

 Memorial service will be held at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 11:00 am.

 Interment will be at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, in Sleepy Eye.

 Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.

 On line condolences may be left for the family at

 Kathy Ann Schroeder was born on July 9, 1976, in Edina, MN, the daughter of Dwayne & Veronica (Marso) Schroeder. She grew up in St. James, MN, and graduated from St. James High School in 1994. She attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, and graduated in 1998. Kathy received her Masters in Education at St. Mary's University. She taught special education at St. Francis, Richfield, Roseville and was teaching at St. Paul Public Schools. Kathy enjoyed golfing, watersports, needlework, watching movies and spending time with friends.

 She is survived by her parents, Dwayne & Veronica Schroeder of Mankato, sisters, Janelle (Michael) Roban of Independence, MN, Ann Schroeder of Maplewood, MN, niece, Arianna Roban, nephew, Joshua Roban and aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Math & Mabel Marso and Milton & Dorthy Toreem and uncles, Tom Drexler and Jack Steffl.


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