Ethel Virginia (Graves) Schroeder

February 20, 1929 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 91)


A celebration of Ethel's life will be held on Wednesday January 27, 2021, in the First United Methodist Church of Canyon, TX at 2:00 PM with the Reverend Rick Enns, Pastor officiating.  Burial will follow in Dreamland Cemetery.  The family will receive visitors on Tuesday at Holley Funeral Home from 4:00 - 7:00 PM.

Beloved mother and grandmother Ethel Schroeder peacefully passed away on January 24, 2021 at her home in Canyon, TX surrounded by her loved ones. 

Ethel was born on February 20, 1929 in Buhler, Kansas to Jacob and Helen Wohlgemuth Graves. She grew up during the Great Depression and Second World War. Affectionate called "Curley Top" by her uncle Walt. She met Virgil A Schroeder on December 31, 1948 and they married on August 28, 1949, and together they reared five children.  She filled her time with baking, family, and her church group, the "Crusaders."     

Ethel will lovingly be remembered by her sister Donna Graves Voth, sons Jay Schroeder, Jack Schroeder, daughters, Mary Fuqua, and Pat Brewer.  In addition to her children Ethel is survived by 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.

She was predeceased by her living husband Virgil Schroeder and her loving son Jesse Royce Schroeder

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January 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holley Funeral Home
205 North 11th St
Canyon, TX 79015

Funeral Service
January 27, 2021

2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Canyon (TX)

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