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Obituary for Clara C. Schroeder (Czekalski)

Schroeder, Clara C.

Age 77 of Fridley, formerly of Minneapolis, passed away March 5th, 2022. Clare grew up in Northeast Minneapolis and attended St. Hedwig’s and Edison High School. As a single mother of three children, Clare worked multiple jobs, including many years at both Time-Warner Cable and several Target stores. Clare relished her family and friends and never forgot a birthday or anniversary. She loved to travel, especially her annual trip to Hayward, WI. She was proud of her Polish heritage and incorporated those traditions into her love of the holidays. She and Al enjoyed going to Twins games and spending time at Rush Lake.

Preceded in death by parents, Michael and Leocadia Czekalski. Survived by husband, Alan; children, Kim (Matthew) von Ende, Renee (Jon) Eitel, Michael (Dawna Craddock) Sjodahl; Grandchildren, Tyler and Luke Eitel, Ravin (Latish Bhoir), Johana Batres; Great-granddaughter, Kavya; Brother, Roger (Jeannie) Czekalski; special cousin, Joan Turpin; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Visitation on Thursday, March 10 from 5-7PM at KOZLAK-RADULOVICH CHAPEL (1918 University Ave. NE). Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, March 11 at 11AM at CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (1621 University Ave NE, Minneapolis) with a visitation one hour prior. Interment St. John the Baptist Cemetery.