John D. Schroeder

Profile Updated: May 17, 2019
Year Entered AC Pasadena: 1958
Residing In: Roseburg, OR USA
Spouse/Partner: Michelle
Occupation: Husband, dad, grampa, singer, writer, retired conductor, synagogue president. Have sung Kol Nidre the last few years, to begin Yom Kippur (Atonement) in Roseburg, OR, and occasionally lead community Passover Seders, Funerals and High Holiday services.
Children: Benjamin, now of blessed memory, born 1968, father of Eric, Sarah, Jeff.
Jennifer, born 1972, mother More…of Ella, Charlotte.
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It's been a while, hasn't it. Began AC 1958, hiatus in SF 6 years, returned with wife and son, graduated 1969. Did some singing, conducting, writing. Not nearly enough fishing.

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Jun 18, 2020 at 10:40 PM

John, a friend just sent me this very powerful and sobering video. If you haven't seen it I thought you may find it interesting. I had 2 brothers that went through WW ll in Germany and one in the Pacific, mostly the Phillipines which was also hell on earth. My oldest brother fighting in Germany went hungry and barely survived the winters but thankfully was not a POW. However he too would never discuss the details. You may have to type the link in to play it as I did not post it by "add video". Doris

Following the Footsteps of My Father
A son discovers a secret his father never talked about . . .

https://player.vimeo.com/video/198357872 [14:23]

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Nov 17, 2019 at 5:33 AM

Dear Fred, I just noticed you're no longer married to Lucretia. I always believed yours was a match made in heaven. So very sorry you lost that lovely lass. I see that God has now graciously given you a new bride. May He continue to comfort and bless you both with every good thing -- which I'm certain will always be true. God speed you both. jds

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Posted on: Aug 26, 2018 at 9:39 PM

You are SO encouraging. Thank you! jds

Aug 26, 2018 at 9:33 PM

Great story, Ernie. For me, before reading this you were just a friendly, gregarious guy in Mail Reading. Thanks! jds

Jun 03, 2018 at 6:52 PM

Sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved brother, Eric. Words fail. All the best and kindest to you and Karen. John & Michelle Schroeder

May 26, 2019 at 12:52 AM

Posted on: Apr 30, 2018 at 10:08 AM

Dr. Schroeder -- I would like to point you to Arts and Letters Daily, a wonderful compilation of the latest writings in philosophy, literature, religion, et al. One book review you might enjoy is "An Intellectual Bio of Gershom Scholem."
Your old friend JOB. :-)

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I'm looking for your message! Darn.......:(

May 25, 2016 at 3:13 PM

Thanks for the great link about Trump sending his plane to pick up our stranded warriors. I sent it to a "Never Trump" guy I know. This coming election is something else, far beyond anything I've seen in my short life. jds

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