NWA Capt. O. Stewart 'Stew' Schroeder
October 16, 1942 ~ June 29, 2015
Please see information below ... news with the passing of retired NWA pilot Captain Orville Stewart Schroeder, age 72.
Captain Schroeder joined Northwest Airlines 12-06-1965 and retired in 2002.
Arrangements are pending and will be advised when known.
~ Carol for the PCN
Doug Harrison writes..................I received this message this morning....................
From Stew's daughter Stephanie Martin:
Good morning. Dad passed away at little after 3 am PDT this morning. I was able to make it to Sandpoint by about 1 a.m. so was here. No plans as of yet, most likely later in the summer or early fall for a gathering.
Stephanie has put up a Caring Bridge Site for anyone might want to convey a message. The address is :
Caringbridge site read :
Stew passed away a little after 3a PDT today in Sandpoint, ID. He was diagnosed with mixed/Alzheimer's dementia in 2008 and moved to Idaho full time in 2011. A memorial will be scheduled for later this summer or early fall. Please feel free to share your 'Stew Stories' here and check back for more information.