Robert W. Schrader

Jan. 7, 1926 - Sept. 9, 2019

Robert W. “Bud” Schrader, 93, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center, Owen.

Robert was born on Jan. 7, 1926 in Gagen to Frank and Hilda Mae (Schrader) Hettler. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II from July 20, 1944 until his honorable discharge on June 14, 1945 and he received the Purple Heart.

In his early years, Bud had farmed and later he was a long time over the road truck driver until his retirement.

He married Doris J. Carlson on Nov. 6, 1954 in Ogema. She died on May 19, 2001.

Bud is survived by a son, Douglas Schrader; and two daughters: Bonita (Duane Huth) Jensen, and Joy (Bill) Holubets. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Josh (Heather) Schrader, April (Tim) Gotzler, Troy (Mary) Jensen, Amber (Seyha) Kry, Ernie (Kora Serrana) Jensen, Bailey (Marcus Stieber) Holubets, and Brianna (Andrew Polnaszek) Holubets; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a stepsister, Doris Klemetson; and a sister-in-law, Gladys Hettler.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris; a granddaughter, Jennalee Schrader; and brothers: Ray Schader, Lynn Hettler, Warren Stanley and Larry Hettler.

Graveside committal services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at Hillside Cemetery, Ogema, with Rev. Daryn Bahn officiating. Military rites will be conducted.

Memorials may be designated to the family or to Christ Lutheran Church, Marshfield.

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