Walter H. Schrader


Birth: September 1st, 1929
Death: January 14th, 2018
Age: 88 years
Residence:Frankenmuth
Previous Residence(s):Reese
Survived By: Wife Marian, are his two sons, William W. Schrader and his wife Karen of Muskegon; and James J. Schrader of Frankenmuth; two granddaughters, Kristyn (Schrader) and Mark Switzer and Kimberley (Schrader) and Josh Trusty, and great granddaughter, Natalie Trusty. Also surviving is his sister-in-law, Eileen Schrader of Reese and several nieces and nephews.
 
Served In: Army
Achievements: Mr. Schrader served his country with the U.S. Army, during the Korean War from 1951-1953, as a High Speed Radio Operator with the XVI Corps.
 

Walter H. Schrader, 88, of Frankenmuth, formerly of Reese, died Sunday afternoon, January 14, 2018 at the Aleda E. Lutz, VA Medical Center in Saginaw. He was born September 1, 1929 in Blumfield Township, Saginaw County, son of the late John M. and Selma (Rogner) Schrader. Mr. Schrader served his country with the U.S. Army, during the Korean War from 1951-1953, as a High Speed Radio Operator with the XVI Corps. On August 20, 1955 he married the former Marian F. Sterns in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Reese. She survives him. Walter retired in 1990 from the G. Heileman Brewing Company in Frankenmuth, as a Supervisor in the bottle shop, after thirty-five years of service He was a lifelong member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Reese.

 

Surviving besides his wife Marian, are his two sons, William W. Schrader and his wife Karen of Muskegon; and James J. Schrader of Frankenmuth; two granddaughters, Kristyn (Schrader) and Mark Switzer and Kimberley (Schrader) and Josh Trusty, and great granddaughter, Natalie Trusty. Also surviving is his sister-in-law, Eileen Schrader of Reese and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Schrader was predeceased by two brothers, Earl Schrader in 1998 and Arnold Schrader in 2011.

 

In honoring Walter’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Graveside Committal Services with full Military Honors will take place in the spring of 2018 at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Reese. A reception of light refreshments will follow the services at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Reese. The time of the services will be announced at a later date on the Ware-Smith-Woolever Website. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Trinity Lutheran Church in Reese.



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