top banner

Obituary Listings

Cornelia "Corky" May Schroeder

November 30, 1926 February 12, 2017
Cornelia "Corky" May Schroeder
There are condolences waiting approval on Cornelia "Corky"'s Tribute wall
Obituary for Cornelia "Corky" May Schroeder

Worthington, MN

Cornelia “Corky” May Schroeder, age 90, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.
Corky was born on November 30, 1926, in Le Mars, IA, the daughter of Erick and Freida (Obermoller) Martinson. She married Marvin Schroeder on September 17, 1947, in Brewster, MN. They lived their entire life at the home farm. She enjoyed gardening, her plants, sewing, baking cookies, her numerous cat chores, and raising their five children. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Corky is survived by her husband, Marvin of 69 years; five children, JoAnn (Roger) Heimensen of Blaine, MN, Jeanette (Gordon) Varuska of Worthington, MN, Dale (Bonnie) Schroeder of Worthington, MN, Dwayne (Sherrie) Schroeder of Oklahoma City, OK, and Joyce (Roger) Nelson of Worthington, MN; seven grandchildren, Travis (Becky) Heimensen, Eric (special friend Katie Goldschmidt) Nelson, Adam (Tearrany) Nelson, Taya (Kyle) Johnson, Nathan & Jacob Schroeder, and Caitlin (fiancé Brandon Brooks) Schroeder; eight step-grandchildren; four great grandsons, and one step great grandson..
Corky was preceded in death by her parents, Erick and Freida Martinson; brothers, Ivar and Virgil Martinson; sister-in-law, Clara Martinson; infant sister, Rosetta Christina Martinson; son-in-law, Roger Heimensen, and nephew, David Martinson.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Mark Schreiber officiating. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and also from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington.
Benson Funeral Home is coordinating the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

15

Feb

5:00 PM 2/15/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/15/2017 7:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Thursday

16

Feb

10:30 AM 2/16/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

1505 Dover Street
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
1505 Dover Street Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Cornelia "Corky" May Schroeder

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Cornelia "Corky"

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Cornelia "Corky" May Schroeder.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...