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Franklin E. Schroder
Franklin “Frank” E. Schroder, 81, a longtime resident of Franklin died at his home, Tuesday , July 17, 2018, following a period of failing health. Frank was born in Bristol, Connecticut, March 29, 1937, son of the late, Ferdinand Schroder. He spent his youth and schooled in Berlin graduating from Berlin High School in 1955. Frank moved to Franklin from Berlin, New Hampshire in 1966. Frank was employed by the U. S. Postal Service in Laconia for several years, prior to being transferred to Franklin, working there for 12 years before retiring. He served honorably as a Metal Body Repairman with the U. S. Army from 1955 until 1958, transferring to the U. S. Army Reserve with grade/rank of SP5. He was a longtime member and former president of the Franklin Kiwanis Club and longtime member of the Franklin Lodge of Elks, BPOE 1280. He was a Life Member of the Franklin VFW, Post # 1698 and Life Member of the VFW National Home for Children. Over the years, Frank was active with the Franklin Outing Club and was a member of the National Ski Patrol. Franklin was predeceased by a son, Barry Schroder of Tilton. He leaves;
His wife of 60 years, Doreen E. (Eriksen) Schroder of Franklin
His son, Erik Schroder and his wife Lisa of Manchester
His daughter, Tammy (Schroder) and her husband William Fisher of Farmington
2 great grandchildren
According to Frank’s wishes, there are no calling hours. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery, 110 D. W. Highway in Boscawen when family gathers.
Assisting with arrangements is the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home of Tilton.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Frank’s name to the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery Association, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03203.