Isabel Schroder Kate
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Isabel Schroder Kate
  • December 24, 1924 - October 17, 2017
  • Bedford, Texas

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Isabel “Connie” Kate passed to heavenly rest on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.



The family will receive friends on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:00-8:00PM at J.E. Foust & Son Funeral Home in Grapevine, TX. Visitation will be Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Riemann Family Funeral Home in Gulfport, MS. Funeral service will be at Trinity United Methodist Church in Gulfport, MS on Monday, October 23, 2017 with burial in Southern Memorial Park, Biloxi, MS.



Connie was born in Hempstead, NY on Christmas Eve, 1924. She attended Iowa State University and graduated with a Marketing degree from New York University. She was a longtime resident of Gulfport, MS where she was a very successful real estate agent. She finally retired after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and moved to Bedford, TX to be close to her daughter and son-in-law four years ago. She enjoyed sailing, bridge, the arts, travelling and participating in government and other gulf coast community projects. Connie was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome Kate; son William Kate; father and mother Max and Emily Schroeder; and sisters Melanie Rockey and Lolan Brennan.



She is survived by Daughter and son-in-law Beverly and Rex Madsen; granddaughters Ashley Higginbotham, Kelly Wulf and Jennifer Hay; grandson Phillip Gary; great grandchildren Camden and Braden Wulf, and Ashton and Micaelah Hay.