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Lucille Schrodt

April 6, 1926 — September 25, 2015

Lucille Marie Schrodt, the daughter of Aaron S. and R. Gail (Presnell) Johnston, was born on April 6, 1926 in Ringgold County, Iowa. Lucille entered eternal rest on September 25, 2015 at Crest Haven Care Centre, Creston, Iowa at the age of eighty nine years, five months, and nineteen days.
Lucille attended Shannon City and Diagonal Schools until the death of her mother, when Lucille was fourteen. She then lived with her Grandparents in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from North St. Paul High School. Following graduation, Lucille worked as a Nurse Aide in the North St. Paul Hospital.
On March 6, 1944, Lucille married Drexel Schrodt in St. Paul. The couple moved to Creston and Lucille continued her work as a Nurse Aide for Greater Community Hospital in Creston for several years. She also worked for various businesses in Creston; for the Post Office in Cromwell; and was a homemaker in Cromwell where they lived until 1971. Lucille and Drexel moved to Afton where they resided since 1984.
Lucille was a member of the Cromwell Congregational United Church of Christ.
Left to cherish Lucille’s memory are her daughters: Sharon (Fred) Abell, Cromwell; and Cindy (Mike) Potts, Creston; Five Grandchildren: Scott Abell, Carrie Kleckner, Kate Cassill, R.J. Potts, Ann Abell; Nine Great-Grandchildren; Two Sisters: Shirley Plackett, Pocatello, ID; and Betty Lauffer, Chapin, IA; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Lucille in death were her parents; her husband, Drexel Schrodt on May 12, 2010; her sister, Ruth Ruff; Two brothers: Harold and Jim Johnston; and Two brothers-in-law: Vern Lauffer and Clarence Ruff.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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