Kathy Jeanne (Hamilton) Schroeder (1/17/1947 - 6/2/2018)

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Kathy Jeanne Hamilton Schroeder, 71 of Tyler, went to be with her Lord Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Tyler. She was born to the late Cloyd E. Hamilton and Beverly Jean Pemble Hamilton in Decatur, Illinois on January 17, 1947. She and her family moved to Victoria in 1954.

She graduated from Victoria High School in 1965 and attended Sam Houston State University and University of Houston-Victoria. During her working career, she held a number of positions, mainly in the financial and governmental areas. She retired in 2003 from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department- Law Enforcement Division.

She married Paul E. Schroeder on August 8, 1990. They moved to Tyler in 2013. Kathy and Paul celebrated 27 wonderful years together. Kathy is survived by her beloved husband, Paul; brother, Mark Hamilton and wife, Marilyn of Goliad; brother, James Hamilton of Georgetown; 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

Kathy was a dedicated Christian who considered the needs of others ahead of her own. She was also a loving and devoted wife. Kathy was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile, and attended Marvin United Methodist Church. She loved music and was a member of several choirs during her lifetime.

A Celebration of Kathy's life will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Marvin United Methodist Church with Rev. Gerry Giles officiating, under direction of Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest at Rose Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to; , 6977 Main St., Houston, TX 77030 , (713)797-1616 or to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler TX 75701, (903)266-3400.

To view online, please go to www.burkswalkertippit.com.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on June 5, 2018
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