Married Joanne and had 3 sons, Bruce, John, and Joe Schroeder Jr. After the war, he worked as an electrician with Bill Bothwell in Florida before moving to California where he worked as an electrician at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation’s “Skunk Works” facility in Burbank unti he passed away in 1984 from cancer. Buried, along… Read More »Joseph B. Schroeder – Gunner (Waist)
Married Mary and have 4 children and 6 grandchildren. After the war, Swede ran a feed distribution warehouse. Family and friends call him “Chig”. Nearly everyone in his hometown of Chanute, Kansas knows Chig as one of the friendliest and biggest characters in town. Everyone knows and loves Chig.
Completed degree in aero engineering at University of Minnesota and went to work for NWA and then Boeing. Later, founded distributorship in Seattle for AvGas/Jet Fuel filters. Sold company in 1985 and retired in Kent, WA. He and his wife Sherry have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.
Met his wife, Hannah, while attending NYU. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary 8/26/00. They have 4 children (Brenda, Jay, Craig, Scott) and 7 grandchildren (Rachel, Adam, Jason, Tori, Todd, Cory, Julie). They spend their winters in Delray Beach, FL, and the rest of the year in Cranbury, NJ.