Albert J. Schroeder

Albert John Schroeder, 79, Langley, died unexpectedly Oct. 28, 2002.

He was born Oct. 2, 1923, in Seattle to John and Elizabeth Schroeder. He attended Garfield High School and the University of Washington. During World War II he served in the Army as a tech sergeant in the 34th Infantry, serving in North Africa and Italy and earning the Bronze Star.

For 37 years Mr. Schroeder worked for Fireman’s Fund insurance as a casualty underwriter, and later as manager of the large risk department. He also was employed by INA for three years.

He and his wife, Marion, lived in Magnolia until 1996, when they retired to their property on Whidbey Island. They shared a passion for gardening and travel. Al also enjoyed carpentry.

Survivors include Marion, his wife of 56 years; a son, Rodney (Magdeline) of Seattle; a daughter, Sally Compton (Larry) of Anchorage, Alaska; and four grandchildren who cared for him dearly, Christopher, Andrew, Katherine and Nathaniel. His grandchildren were the joy of his life.

A celebration of life was held at Anthony’s Home Port in Shilshole Oct. 31, 2002. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Leukemia Society of America, 530 Dexter Ave. N., Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98109.

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