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Dennis E. Schroeder, 71

Posted 12/13/2018

FALL RIVER—Dennis E. Schroeder age 71 of Fall River, Kansas died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Fredonia Regional Hospital.  Dennis was born on March 22, 1947 in Wichita, the son of Clyde and Anna (Taylor) Schroeder.

Dennis was a graduate of Wichita North H.S. class of 1965, and then graduated from Friends University in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.  Dennis started teaching at Sedgwick High School, and then onto Wichita North High School, for a total of 30 years.  During those years he also coached swimming, football, basketball, track and cross country.

On Oct. 31, 1974, Dennis married Janene McVicar.  Dennis and Janene have been married for 44 years, and she survives at their home.  Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to the lake boating and skiing.  He was an avid stamp collector.  Most of all, Dennis loved being with his family.

Including his wife Janene, Dennis is survived by two sons, Layne Schroeder and wife Amy of Sedgwick and Lucas Schroeder and wife Brandi of Norwich; 11 grandchildren: Hooper, Kale, Parker, Jordy, Piper, Kinley, Jayden, Brayln, Tray, Kyedon and Easton Schroeder; sister-in-law Cyndy McMenamin and niece Amy Gisczinski of Fairhope, Alabama

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and brother Donald Schroeder.

Cremation has been requested and the family will be hosting a Memorial Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. at the First Christian Church – Hall in Sedgwick.  Online condolences may be left at:  www.countrysidefh.com.  Services entrusted to  Countryside Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Wichita North High School and can be left at or mailed to Countryside Funeral Home, 420 S. 20th St., P.O. Box 247, Fredonia, KS 66736.