Helen Marie Schroeder, 86, of Shawano, died on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. She was born on Sept. 14, 1929, in Oshkosh to the late Albert M. and Irene (Kranzusch) Postl.
Helen was united in marriage to Doug Schroeder on Oct. 14, 1948, in Oshkosh. Doug preceded her in death on June 27, 2009. She owned and operated a shoe store, called Footport later renamed Shoe Park, along with her good friend, Ramona McBride. She was a “real go-getter” and loved to travel, including trips to Europe and numerous cruises. In her younger years, she enjoyed embroidering, knitting, crocheting and painting. She also loved cheering on the Packers and Badgers.
Helen is survived by her brothers, James Postl, of Michigan, and Richard (Seiko) Postl, of Shawano; a brother-in-law, Jerry (Fran) Schroeder, of Colorado; as well as several very special nieces and nephews, and many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.