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James Leigh Schrader

March 9, 1942 December 30, 2018
James  Leigh  Schrader
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Obituary for James Leigh Schrader

Schrader, James Leigh - Age 76, of Linden, died December 30, 2018. Arrangements are by Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 East Broad Street, Linden. A service will be arranged in the early summer at Great Lakes National Cemetery. James was born March 9, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Ralph R. Schrader and Jane M. (Thompson) Schrader. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1959-1962, having served in Germany. In April of 1962, he married the love of his life, Penny J. Pollak. He was a proud Teamster for 32 years. He loved his family, hunting, fishing, and Emma, his beloved dog. Surviving are his wife, Penny; sons, James (Wendy) Schrader and John (Karen) Schrader; grandchildren, Amber, Nick (Sarah), and Jonathan; great-grandchild, Lincoln. The family extends special thanks to the Barnett Family, Sue, Jerry, Christy and Jamie; thank you Robin and Katie, and to our special guide, Claudia, our friend and nurse, and to Medical Team Hospice. “And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.” ― Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars
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