Beverly A. Schroeder, 67, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2017 at her Findlay, Ohio residence, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 21, 1949 in Denver, Colorado to the late Wayne P. Price, Margret J. Price, and step-father, Joseph A. Dell.
Beverly graduated from Saint Wendelin High School in Fostoria, Ohio. She attended Mercy School of Nursing College and graduated with top honors. Devoted and hardworking, Beverly enjoyed a long and productive career as a registered nurse for forty-three years. Beverly had a dedication to the advancement of medicine and focused the majority of her career on taking care of people with serious illnesses. A true advocate of patient care, she spent countless hours researching and facilitating change in care standards and insurance practices. She retired from nursing formally in the Home Health setting in 2014. In addition to her professional activities, Beverly was a member of St. Michael’s Parish in Findlay, Ohio. She had a long-standing commitment to raising and training dogs, all rescued from shelters. An avid animal enthusiast and supporter of animal shelter activities, she often took dogs to local nursing homes for resident visits. She enjoyed volunteering with Challenged Champions, 50 North Senior Center, and Cancer Patient Services. Beverly was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends who deeply loved her.
A more informal narrative of her life will be published in the Courier’s “Celebrations” section on Tuesday, April 18th.
Beverly is survived by her loving husband, Michael H. Schroeder; children, Tara Schroeder, Trisha (Nathan) Buza, and Paige Schroeder; grandchildren, Reese, and Roman Buza. She is also survived by her sisters, Bonnie (Terrance) Miller, Barbara (James) Schlotterbeck; brother Wayne (Amy) Price; and her two sisters-in-law, Martha (Bill) Kehrli, and Patricia (David) Schilling.
Calling hours are Wednesday, April 19th from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A Mass will be held on Thursday, April 20th at 11:30 A.M. at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 617 West Main Cross St., Findlay, Ohio 45840 (Downtown). Father Scott Woods will celebrate the Mass. Burial will follow in the St. Michael Cemetery. A lunch reception will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 701 West Main Cross St., Findlay, Ohio 45840. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Cancer Patient Services, 50 North Center, Findlay, Ohio 45840, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio 43210, The Stephanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center, Columbus, Ohio 43212 in Beverly Schroeder’s memory.