Louis  Schroder
Louis Schroder

November 9, 1947 - July 6, 2017
Born in Cincinnati, OH
Resided in Cincinnati, OH


Lou Schroder passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at age 69 – after a 3 month battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor.

A beloved husband and dad, fun-loving grandpa, caring brother, dedicated physician, and wonderful friend, Lou was loved by all who knew him. He was always quick with a kind word and a smile. A lifelong Cincinnati resident, he was a hematologist-oncologist at University of Cincinnati, and later at Oncology Hematology Care, until he retired to enjoy time with family and hobbies, including music, community theater, and tutoring.

Lou is survived by his wife of 45 years, Chris, and 4 children, Lauren (Naeem Yusuff), Kate (John Juech), Jim (Morli Desai), and Mike (Sara); 5 grandchildren: Zach & Lyla Yusuff, Josie & Peter Juech, and Ella Schroder; 6 siblings: Sally Schroder, Fran (Dick) Balch, Susie (Kristof) Lugowski, Mark (Mary) Schroder, Anne (Scott) Gilligan, John (Mamie) Schroder; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lou and Jean Schroder, and his sister, Connie (Pete Eastman).

A visitation will be held at Gilligan Funeral Home (2926 Woodburn Ave) on Friday, July 14th 5-8pm; the funeral service will be held at Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University at 9:30am on Saturday, July 15th. The burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lavatus Powell Program at Purcell Marian High School, 2935 Hackberry St., Cinti OH 45206-1407, the Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104-4344 or Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cinti OH 45263-3597.




Gilligan Funeral Home, East Walnut Hills
2926 Woodburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH US 45206
Friday, July 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University
3801 Ledgewood
Cincinnati, OH US 45207
Saturday, July 15, 2017
9:30 AM


Lavatus Powell Program at Purcell Marian High School
2935 Hackberry Street
Cincinnati, OH 45206-1407
Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104-4344
Hospice of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 633597
Cincinnati, OH US 45263-3597