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Nedra Schrader

July 12, 1941 — November 23, 2022

Van Wert

Nedra Ellen Schrader, 81, of Van Wert passed away at 7:05 AM on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Hearth and Home of Van Wert. She was born on July 12, 1941, in Van Wert, to Carl E. and Wanda I. (Girod) Wise. On September 2, 1961, she married James H. Schrader.

Nedra worked as a dental assistant to Dr. Robert Saunier, in Van Wert, for over 35 years.

Nedra was a member of Calvary Evangelical Church in Van Wert. She was a member, and Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star- Van Wert Chapter, was a former mother advisor of the Rainbow for Girls and the past District 8 Deputy Grand Matron.

She enjoyed camping with her family and spending the winters in Florida for many years.

Surviving are her husband, James H. Schrader of Van Wert; sons, James H. (Sylvia) Schrader II of Saginaw, Texas,
Christopher A. (fiancé: Donna Schuerman) Schrader of Van Wert and Scott R. (Tricia) Schrader of Urbana, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Clark Williman, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 and one hour prior to funeral services Wednesday, all at the funeral home. There will be an Order of the Eastern Star Memorial Service starting at 7:30 PM on Tuesday evening.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nedra `s memory may be directed to Community Health Professionals-Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association.

To share in Nedra 's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Eastern Star Service

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

7:30 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Starts at 10:30 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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