Mark Homer Schroeder

Born: Thu., Aug. 9, 1956
Died: Mon., Jan. 4, 2021


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 11, 2021
Location: Phoenix Funeral Services, Inc.


Memorial Mass

11:00 AM Tue., Jan. 12, 2021
Location: St. Pius Catholic Church


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Mark H. Schroeder, 64 of Loganville, GA passed away unexpectedly on January 4, 2021.

Mark was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Homer & Irene Schroeder on August 9, 1956, the youngest of four children. Mark is survived by his loving wife of 26, years, Diana, two children, Erin & Austin; a brother, Scott (Kim) Schroeder and two sisters, Linda (Lee) Kopulos and Ruth (Larry) Patrick; and several nieces and nephews. Mark was very dedicated to his family. He was very involved with his son and daughter's travel softball/baseball careers and was often found keeping the book and pitch count at every game. He took great pride in keeping a well-manicured lawn. Several times a week, Mark would be tending to his grass. So much so that his neighbor would laugh and say, "Let me go check mine"! Mark was also a sports enthusiast. He was an avid bowler and even managed to roll a few Perfect 300 games over the years. He was a passionate Braves fan who never gave up on his team. Mark played softball off and on through the years, and most recently started playing in a Senior Softball League. He retired from AT&T in 2019 after 35 years of service. Mark thoroughly enjoyed his retirement often saying, "Every day is a Saturday!" as he smiled and chuckled. He was a loving husband, father, brother and friend who will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. A viewing will take place at Phoenix Funeral Services, Inc., on Monday, January 11th from 5pm ~ 7pm. All are welcome. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, January 12th, at 11am at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Conyers, GA. The Mass will also be live-streamed on St.Pius' Facebook and YouTube page for those unable to attend. Due current pandemic guidelines, face masks will be required at both the funeral home and church, as well as the practice of social distancing. A private burial service will take place for immediate family only following the funeral Mass. Interment will be at The Honey Creek Woodlands.

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Jennifer Trader
   Posted Sat January 09, 2021

Small Spathiphyllum was sent by Jennifer Trader and Family.

Diana we are praying for you and your family during this very difficult time!! We are here if you need anything!! With our deepest sympathy, The Trader Family


Richard Watson
   Posted Sat January 09, 2021

Down By the Sea was sent by Vipers Baseball .

Our hearts go out to you and your family at this time and in the future as you are dealing with Your loss. With love from your Vipers Family


marty and taryn martinez
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
Diana, our deepest condolence, to you and your family on the death of your
beloved husband, thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
marty and taryn martinez
108 n 1st st
lindsborg, ks 67456

Sharon
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
I just read this a couple of days ago in a "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book and thought of Mark. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Thank you Mark for treasures of all the memories. Love, Sharon

Ginger Wayne Yancey
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
Diana, Erin and Austin- We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace in the coming days. ❤️🙏🏻

Yvonne House
   Posted Sun January 10, 2021
Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you and your family. With deepest sympathy and love, Yvonne House and family

Lindsey Chratham
   Posted Mon January 11, 2021
There are no words to express how sorry we are for you losing Mark. He's up in heaven looking down on us all. Y'all remain in our thoughts and prayers always.

Linda Mackessy
   Posted Mon January 11, 2021
Diana,
26 years is a lifetime for some. I am sure that as you look back you will have many fond memories that will make you laugh as well as cry. Hang on to the good ones and especially the ones that make you laugh. I am so sorry for your loss and will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers.
love,
Linda Mackessy

Mike Gonzales
   Posted Tue January 12, 2021
Diana, Erin, and Austin, we want to express our heart-felt condolences to your family. Mark was an incredible husband, father, friend, teammate, uncle, and brother-in-law. One of his many endearing qualities was that he was always there to support his, family, friends, and even those he did not know. May our Lord, bring you peace and comfort knowing he is with our Lord smiling down upon you saying, "I love you." God bless you always, Uncle Mike, Aunt Wendy, Taylor, Casey & Kolbi Gonzales

Wendy Gonzales
   Posted Tue January 12, 2021
We are praying for your family to be at peace knowing Mark is living with our Heavenly Father.

Marvin Brooks(Co Worker and Friend)
   Posted Tue January 12, 2021
Diana, Erin, Austin and Family.
You'll have my "Deepest Sympathy" at this time.

Marvin Brooks (Co-Worker and Friend)

Salvador Gonzales
   Posted Tue January 12, 2021
Mark had a big heart and was a compassionate individual. Mark was a devoted husband to my sister, Diana, and a remarkable father to my niece, Erin and my nephew Austin. I know it is a tremendous and heartbreaking loss for you but holding on to all the memories you have of him will comfort you during this most difficult time. I am extremely heartbroken that Mark is no longer with us but his spirit will always linger with me. I had countless interactions with Mark that I will always remember and reminisce. Rest in peace Gentle Giant! It was truly a blessing to have you come into our lives!! I love you sister, Erin and Austin.

Ruth Patrick (Mark's Sister)
   Posted Wed January 20, 2021
Diana, Erin, and Austin always remember Mark was a good man, he loved you. As long as we have memories of him, he will never be forgotten. Mark and I did not talk to each other much the last few years but, I DUO him on December 11 and had a nice conversation. Afterwards, I thought I'm going to start DUOing him. I did not know that was the last time I would ever talk to Him. Thank Diana for sending the daily hospital updates. They were hard to read, but helpful. I know that Mark is now within the circle of God's loving arms.

Earl Usry
   Posted Fri January 22, 2021
I worked with Mark the last 16 years of my career. He was truly a joy to work with, to joke and laugh with, to simply be around. We traded stories of our children, marveled at their accomplishments, and admitted to one another the joy of being involved with our children and guiding them.
He enjoyed his work and performed it with precision and pleasure. Always happy to assist, he was one who could be completely trusted to accomplish the task at hand. He made the work enjoyable.
I know he will be missed by all who knew him, particularly his family, because Mark was first and foremost a family man who loved his family.
My sincere condolences.

Ruth Patrick (Mark's Sister)
   Posted Sun January 24, 2021
Diana, Erin, and Austin I know Mark loved you and remember he was a good man. I DUO Mark on 12/11 and we had a nice talk, afterwards I told myself that I was going to start DUOing him more often. That was the last time we talked . I know in my heart that Mark in standing within God's loving embrace. I will miss you Markie forever.

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