William J. Schraeder, 87, husband to the late Dolores Schraeder, passed away on Friday December 11, 2020 at Robley Rex Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. He was born to the late Frederick C. and Regina M. (Allen) Schraeder on March 23, 1933 in St. Mary’s, Kansas. He is also preceded in death by siblings, Tom Schraeder, Carroll Schraeder, and Isabelle Simecka.
Bill was the former owner of B & R Drywall Supply in Radcliffe, KY, he was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and their Friendship Club, and the Knights of Columbus. He was an Army veteran, serving in the Korean War, a member of VFW Post #1181 and the American Legion Post #4530 in Floyds Knob, Indiana.
He is survived by children, Nanette Skinner (Neal), Kathryn Bowling (Garrett), grandchildren, John DaVania, Michele Jeffrey, William Tewsley, Tenille Anderson along with 7 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren. He will also be missed by siblings, Theresa Richstatter, Ed Schraeder, Mary Murphy, Rose Mary Murry (Robert).
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4400 Dixie Highway. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 am until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hosparus of Louisville, P O Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232-9892 or Robley Rex VA Medical Center, 800 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206.
Due to COVID restrictions, masks are required during visitation and service and social distancing is expected.
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