Resident Spotlight

Margaret “Peggy” Mary Schroeder

 

 

Margaret Schroeder was born to Harry and Gladys Roeder in Bellevue, Iowa.  She is one of five children: David, Rose Jackson, Jim, Tom; and a baby Roeder (deceased).

She graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School and went on to the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and graduated with a Registered Nursing (RN) Degree.

Later, she met and married James “Jim” Schroeder, and together they raised five children:  Molly, Katy, Tony, Andy (died December 29, 2013), and Dan.  Jim died on October 20, 2000.  Jim was a USA Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

During this time, she worked a total of 55 years as an RN in the nursing field.  She worked at the Bellevue Memorial Hospital for about 19 years.  She also worked as a part time RN at the Mill Valley Care Center for many years.

She enjoys keeping busy, helping others in the community, and loves spending time with her growing family of 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.