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Wait for the to finish the roll of film with reunion pictures on it, sister-in-law's baby, computer upgrades, Halloween, hunting trip, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Birthdays take your pick, that's why this newsletter is so late.
To those who did not attend, you missed a great reunion. For the 65 of you who did attend - what a party! Started off with an invocation by Heidi Fritts (Joan's daughter). A moment of silence for a departed member - Mike Schroeder (Bill's son). Welcomed new some new members - Jillian Scheel (Joan's daughter Mary's daughter), Andrew Foss Jr (Carolyn's son Andrew's son), Maureen Sutton (Virginia's son John's wife), Bobby Schroeder's wife (Ed's son Bobby's son Bobby's wife). Had a "State of the Schroeders" address with everybody participating. The following officers were elected:
Newsletter Editor: Lloyd Foss Jr (Carolyn's son)
Treasurer: Pat Lou Schroeder (Bill's daughter)
Bill Schroeder's family will be responsible for food for next year's reunion.
No decision was made as to moving the reunion.
You can contact me:
Lloyd Foss Jr
1344 Hollyberry Lane
West Chester PA 19380
610 719 1844
Heidi Fritts (Joan's Daughter) won $10. (Picked by Kelsey Schroeder - (Bill's Son JR's daughter)
Casey Unangst (Carolyn's daughter Mary Lou's daughter) won $12. (Picked by Parker Schroeder - Bill's son JR's Son)
Lynn Schroeder (Bill's son JR's wife) won $20. Picked by Edward (Joan's daughter Heidi's son)
Mark Schroeder (Jack's son) won something. (Don't have the dollar amount or who picked in my notes - sorry) Picked by Katelyn Cohen (Joan's daughter Kathy's daughter)
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Thanks to those who sold the 50-50 tickets. You did a great job
Phyliss Schroeder (Ed's wife) won the January/February tray. Picked by Casey Unangst (Carolyn's daughter Mary Lou's daughter)
John Schroeder (Jack's son) won the March/April tray. Picked by Edward Fritts (Joan's daughter Heidi's son)
Pat Lou Schroeder (Bill's daughter) won the May/June tray. Picked by Alex Schroeder (Joan's daughter Mary's son)
Debbie (Jack's son John's girlfriend) won the July/August tray Picked by Edward Fritts (Joan's daughter Heidi's son)
Mary Schroeder won the September/October tray
Lyne Foss (Carolyn's son Andy's wife) won the November/December tray
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10/19/02 - From Karl Schroeder. Alyssa Schroeder (Karl's son Steve's daughter was on the third place water polo team.
10/31/02 - From Mary Schroeder (Happy Birthday!). Jan and Mary celebrated Canada's Thanksgiving Day (10/14) watching a parade and visiting two festhalles during Octoberfest in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario area. They also went on the 'African Lion Safai', attended a performance of "My Fair Lady" at Stratford, Ontario. They toured Saint Jacob's and the Mennonite farms around Elmira, Ontario.
2/12/03 - From the editor. I got a request from a man for information about a navy surplus compressor that he bought. He searched the web and found Bill Schroeder's as an expert on the compressors from the Schroeder web site.
2/20/03 - From Carolyn Foss. Jessica, PJ, and Christopher (Foss Carolyn's son Philip's children) and Tylor (Foss Carolyn's son Charles' son) and Matthew, Sam and Jason (Smith Carolyn's daughter Caroline's sons) all made the honor roll.
2/20/03 - Rumor has it that there is another Bamford baby on the way.
3/21/03 - Rumor has it that Tom Schroeder became a grandfather today.
3/31/03 - Wendy Roseman (Bill's son Mike's first wife) passed away.
Our sincerest condolences go to their children Lauren, Alexis, and Patrick.
Here is the obituary from The Easton Express-Times:
Wendy P. Roseman
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5/5/03 - Rumor has it that Ed Schroeder has another great grandson.
Karl Schroeder has been busy loading the family tree into the computer. You can see it from the Schroeder website by clicking on the Family Tree link. Great Job Uncle Karl!. (P.S. send all corrections and changes to him!)
Busy - Busy -Busy. There are 3 computers in the office in our house. I discovered awhile back that it was easier to dedicate a computer to a single job than to try and make one computer do everything. So one computer does all of the word processing and banking, one does picture scanning and editing and the third is used for trying new software - so I don't mess up the other 2 computers. We have had a home network for several years so the computers could share the printers. My employer decided in September to pay for cable modem service so I could work at home if needed. This resulted in rewiring the office. There are 3 computers, 3 keyboards, 3 monitors, 6 speakers, 2 printers, a photo scanner, 3 uninterruptable power supplies, 5 power strips, a fax machine, 2 VCRs, and 4 network switches in this room. Each piece has wires going to it - I have lost count, there are at least 60 wires in the room. It took most of September and October to get things working. The cable modem has me hooked though. Now on to the two computers downstairs for the kids!
I have a talking problem. Her name is little sister. She learning more and more words every day but learned some bad words like: "She hit my head", "Ouch! Ouch!" and "She took my car, dolly, teddy bear, etc". All this time out time is cutting into my free time. What can I do now?
Dear SS,Signed,Sweet but Slandered
I reading books on great smart people. One of them said, "One picture is worth a lot of words". You can't let your little sister learn a lot of words or you will live in that corner. Use Pictures. Find a picture of a kid's head. Show your little sister and say "ball". Then she tell mommy "She hit my ball" This not so bad. No time out for hitting her ball (heh-heh-heh). It be years before she get it right again. So start looking for that picture book.
Ooh I see that my younger sister Bridgit is happy playing with something so I have to take it away from her!
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