Press Release

Milton and Ethel Schroeder

February 22, 2003


A St. Louis couple has claimed half of a $42 million Powerball jackpot, Missouri Lottery officials said Friday.

Milton and Ethel Schroeder will share half of the Feb. 22 jackpot with a ticket holder in Louisiana. Each can choose between approximately $21 million, paid in 30 annual installments of about $700,000 before taxes, or a lump-sum payment of $11.3 million before taxes.

Milton Schroeder purchased the winning ticket at Johnny's Market on Gravois Road. He selected the winning numbers using family birthdays. The winning numbers were: 2, 5, 6, 9, 10 and the Powerball was 26.


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