Janet Elaine Asby Schroder

Janet Elaine Asby Schroder, 85, of Danville, died Saturday, March 19,

2022 at Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House, West Burlington.  She was born February 28, 1937 in Burlington to Frederick Morris and Ethel Marie Bohlen Asby.  On July 16, 1953, she married Elliott “Turk” Schroder in Burlington; He died March 8, 1999.

She was a graduate of Danville High School, and while raising her children, graduated from Surgical Technician Training at Burlington Medical Center where she was employed for more than thirty years.  Janet loved her time on the family farm, was a good sketch artist, enjoyed flower gardening and feeding the wild birds, loved her dogs and cats, was a fun and indulgent grandmother, and especially cherished her time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter Terri Heffelfinger of Danville; sons David of Danville, previously of California and Miles (Jeana) of Danville; daughter-in-law Kelly Schroder of Red Oak; seven grandchildren, Heather (Trent) Henkelvig, Allison (Ken) Jones, Elizabeth Schroder, Tony Schroder, Alexandra Nelson, Calleen Nelson, and Nicholas Nelson; eight great-grandchildren, Reagan, Addy, Hayden, Sawyer, Rylee, Penelope, Olivia, and Logan; sister Mary Ann (Larry) Root of Cedar Rapids and sister-in-law Margie Asby of Solon.  Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son Paul; daughter-in-law Cindy Murray Schroder; son-in-law Robert Heffelfinger; and brother David Asby.

According to her wishes her body has been cremated.  An open house Celebration of Life for Mrs. Schroder will be held April 24, 2022 from

2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Danville Station in Danville.  A memorial has been established for the Danville Community School District Foundation. Elliott Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.