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Walter Gallup Schroeder

Walter Gallup Schroeder
  • January 8, 1941 - November 21, 2019
  • James Island, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Martin Luther Lutheran Church Organ Fund
    1605 Harbor View Road
    James Island, SC 29412

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“Emily. I feel your grief my sincere condolences to the family May God support you in His Loving ArmsAlice Bunnell ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Emily, Nancy and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of our friend and your loving husband. We have been in Colorado since last Friday and regret...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Dale and Nancy Theiling - SC

“Emily & Family,Our sincere condolences to the family. We always thought so much of Walter and know he will be sadly missed. May you find comfort in...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of my Father (Bill Schupp) and I, we offer our sincerest condolences during this difficult time. Walt was a wonderful man and a joy to be...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Bo Schupp

“Em , words cant express my true feelings for Walt and you. He was a wonderful person and a great friend and blessed to have you beside him . I will...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bud Corley - Charlotte, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry to hear about Walter. He was a wonderful man. The entire time that I have known...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Katherine Clayton Reece - SC

“Ray and I are so very sorry Emily, to learn of Walter's passing. He was truly a wonderful person. With our love and prayers, Ray & Linda. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere condolences to You Emily, Michelene, Michael, my great friend, Jeannie, Jessen, Keller and Margaret and all of Walter And Emily's many...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Laurie J Loughran - Columbia, SC

“Emily, I am so truly sorry for your loss. Walt was a wonderful man and friend to my John and I. He will be missed by many especially you and your...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Ms. Em, I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Walter. I can't begin to imagine your loss. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Margie Rish - Gaston, SC

“I spoke to Walter several weeks ago at Paisasanos on JI. He was so sweet as usual. I always thought he was special. Always there to lend a hand and...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Louise Eckenrod - Eutawville, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you, Emily and family. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Katherine Wise - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Walter Gallup Schroeder, 78, of James Island, South Carolina, husband of Emily Smith Schroeder entered into eternal rest Thursday, November 21, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 1605 Harbor View Road at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Walter was born January 8, 1941 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late William Jessen Schroeder and Elizabeth Gallup Schroeder. He was a graduate of James Island High School and the retired owner of Schroeder's Office Supply Products which he started with his father in 1979. He was a United States Army Veteran assigned to the 942nd Transportation Corp. Walter was very active and loved to sail in the Regatta at the James Island Yacht Club and take trips with his family to Brevard, North Carolina. He was a Charter Member of Martin Luther Evangelical Church and a Past President of The German Friendly Society.

Walter is survived by his wife of 57 years, Emily; daughter, Michelene S. Ferguson (Michael) of Lincolnton, GA; son, Walter Michael Schroeder (Christina) of Atlanta, GA; sister, Jeannie S. Lindler of Columbia, SC; nine grandchildren: Darby Kress, Emily Behrens Ketchum, Elizabeth Ferguson, Marcus Ferguson, Mollie Reid, Jessie Schroeder, Colin Molloy, Matthew Molloy, and Benjamin Molloy; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, George Fredrick Schroeder.

Memorials may be made to Martin Luther Lutheran Church Organ Fund, 1605 Harbor View Road, James Island, SC 29412. The family would like to express their most sincere thanks to Roper Hospital, Dr. Kimberly Green and staff for their exceptional loving care and treatment of our beloved Walter.