May 28, 2020
Duane J. Schroeder, 84, died May 18, at his home at Ruskin. He was born in Wynot, Neb., on April 13, 1936, to Ignatious (Iggy) and Ida (Pinkleman) Schroeder. Following graduation from Wynot High School, he enlisted in the Army and served from 1955 to 1958 including a stint in Germany.
Upon returning to northeast Nebraska, Duane was united in marriage to Jolene Holcomb in 1959. They were blessed with two sons, Lance L. Schroeder and Darin D Schroeder. Here, he began his more than 30 year career with Nebraska Public Power District. This union later ended.
In 1982, he was united in marria...