Dee was born in Jackson, Minnesota to Rex and Ella Mead. She was united in marriage to Paul L. DeMuth and in that union, was blessed with 3 daughters: Julie, Paula and Marie.
Dee was then united in marriage in 1980 to the love of her life, Kenneth P. Schroeder. Together they had 2 sons, William and Timothy. Dee loved her family and was very proud of them. Dee loved adventures such as traveling, and camping & fishing, and was always ready to go at a moments notice. She loved her church family and was very involved in the “Phone Ministry” for many years. She also enjoyed singing at any opportunity she got. Those who knew her, knew she was always willing to listen and help in any way she could. She will be missed by many.
Preceding her in death are her parents, mother-in-law, Evelyn Poulson, sister-in-law, Lee Etta Mead and her daughter, Julie.
Dee leaves behind her husband, Ken; her twin brother, Don; her sister, Marilyn; brother-in-law, Roger (Lois) Schroeder; her daughters: Paula (Dan) Harris and Marie Lewis; her sons: William (Kirsten) Schroeder and Timothy Schroeder; her grandchildren: Derek & Les DeWitt; Mindy (Jimmy) Wells; Brandon & Cody Harris; Nicole (Alex) Hutchings; Dorian (Rachel) Biberdorf; & Isaiah Schroeder. She also leaves behind 4 great grandchildren and many other family and friends.