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Fri, Dec 27th, 2002
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Opal Ruby Schrock, 89, of Preston, died December 25, 2002 at Season's Hospice in Rochester.
Opal Ruby Broadwater was born Oct. 17, 1913, in Bristol Township, Fillmore County. She graduated from Preston High School in 1930. On Sept. 5, 1937, she married J. Troy Schrock on her family's farm in Bristol Township. He died in 2001. From 1937 to 1959, she was a homemaker, and from 1959 until her retirement, she was a home service adviser for Interstate Power Co. Mrs. Schrock was a lifelong member of Root River Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed gardening, was a member of the Preston and Harmony Garden Clubs, and was an award-winning master gardener. She was also a member of the Tuesday Book Club and Homemaker Club. Survivors include a son, Joel (Joan) of Geneva, Ill.; three daughters, Janeen Sarlin of New York City, Judith (Jim) Aufenthie of Rochester and Joanita (Jack) Brantl of Phoenix; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Gene (Maynard) Heitner of Wells, Minn. A grandson and a sister preceded her in death. A memorial service was held December 28, 2002 at Root River Church of the Brethren in rural Preston, with the Rev. Frances Townsend officiating. Her body was cremated. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.