Joanne Elberta Buhler Schroeder passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the age of 79. She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Robert Schroeder, Jr.; her three sons: Robert Schroeder, III (Darlene), Andy Schroeder (Terri), and Ian Schroeder; 6 grandchildren: Robert Schroeder, IV (Alison), Mark Schroeder (Brittany), Danielle Schroeder (Chris), Erin Lebreton (Gerald), Kandi Murphy, Zach Murphy, and 8 great-grandchildren; her former daughter-in-law, Shannon Giordani; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Elberta Buhler; her sister, Lois Labit; and her brother, Harold Buhler.
Joanne was born in New Orleans and was a longtime resident of Metairie, LA. She was a parishioner of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church and the Vice President and Secretary of Schroeder Construction Corporation. Joanne was the founder of Feingold Association of Greater New Orleans. She was an active member of La Primavera, Eleninas, Ladies Lukemia League, and Women for a Better Louisiana as well as a float lieutenant in the Krewe of Ponchartrain.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie, LA on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Visitation will begin at 12:00 PM with a Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Msgr. Bob Massett at 2:00 PM followed by burial. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joanne’s name may be made to Ladies Leukemia League, Inc., P.O. Box 9355, Metairie, LA 70055 or www.ladiesleukemialeague.org/donate.htm.