Louise R. Schrodt-Cox

June 10, 1935September 29, 2016
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Louise R. Schrodt-Cox, 81, of Dunfermline, Illinois, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Graham Hospital Extended Care Unit in Canton, Illinois. She was born on June 10, 1935 in Canton, Illinois to Frank M. and Ruby D. (Davis) Routledge. She first married Gerald W. Schrodt Sr. in 1953. She later married Roland (Bud) Cox on February 14, 1997 in Lewistown, Illinois. He preceded her in death in 2004. Surviving are her three sons, John T. (Debbie) Schrodt of West Peoria, Gerald W. (Bonnie) Schrodt Jr. of Canton, Donald L. (Lisa) Schrodt of East Galesburg and one daughter Romelle A. Clauson of Glasford. One step-son, Roland R. “Buddy” (Judy) Cox Jr. of Tremont, three step daughters, Cheryl Rosen of East Peoria, Brenda J. (Ross) Cade of Joshua Tree, California and Glenda J. (Darryl) Whitley of Yucca Valley, California. She has 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren. She has one brother surviving, Larry F. (JoAnne) Routledge of Clarksville, Tennessee. She was employed at the Mid Century Telephone Co-Operative in Canton for 30 years retiring in July 1997. The family wishes to thank the entire staff at the Graham Hospital Extended Care Unit for their compassion and care given to Louise during her stay. A memorial gathering will be Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Glasford, Illinois. Cremation rites have been accorded. Private inurnment will be Friday at the White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Hospital for Children or to the donor’s choice. You may create an online condolence at


  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, October 6, 2016

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Darren & Sandra Clendenny

October 16, 2016

To John ,Jerry, Romelle, and Donnie "Rabbit"-We are so very sorry for the loss of your mother. We know that she was a wonderful lady & enjoyed having her for a neighbor in Dunfermline. We know she will be greatly missed. With sincere sympathy, Darren & Sandra Clendenny

Kim Waddell

October 6, 2016

My deepest sympathy to the family!

When I was young my family and I went to Louie's home often. Louise always treated us like family. Even after I was grown and gone from home and I'd run into her on the street she talked to me like she always did, warm and caring. I'll miss her!

Aunt Suzi

October 4, 2016

Romelle, John, Jerry and Donnie, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a sweet and loving person. I will always remember her smile.

Dale Hutton

October 2, 2016

Sorry for your loss

Lindsey Dworak

October 1, 2016

You will forever be in our hearts. We miss you more than words can say. Love you so very much!! Rest in Peace Grandma

Lenny Hoehnle

September 30, 2016

Romelle, John, Jerry and Donnie,

We are so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a kind person. How bittersweet that her release causes you sadness and we pray that her sure and certain peace be of comfort to you.
Peter, Elly and Rose