Obit: Schoeneman, John Michael (1875 - 1958)



Surnames: Schoeneman, Schulz, Scheel, Haupt, Preisig, Thompson, Chellis, Kuehnast 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 01/23/1958 

Schoeneman, John Michael (18 Nov. 1875 - 17 Jan. 1958) 

Funeral services for John Schoeneman, 82, who died Friday, were held Monday morning at St. Bernard’s Catholic church, with the Rev. Raymond B. Schulz officiating at a Requiem High Mass at 10:00 o’clock. Internment was made in St. Joseph’s cemetery, Wausau. 

Six nephews, of Wausau, served as pallbearers: Judd and John Schoeneman, Arnold Scheel, Clarence Haupt, Clifford Preisig and Edward Thompson. 

John Michael Schoeneman was born in Germany Nov. 18, 1875, and at the age of 12 years, accompanied his parents to Wausau. He married Elizabeth Chellis in 1904. She died in 1936. For many years, Mr. Schoeneman worked at the Curtiss Companies, Inc., and for the past few years made his home with his son, Milo, in Indiana, and with his daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Kuehnast, in Abbotsford. 

In late November, he was admitted to St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, for treatment of an infected foot and underwent amputation last week Tuesday. Death occurred there Friday morning. 

The body lay in state at the Zink Funeral Home where rosary service was held Sunday evening. He was a member of St. Bernard’s congregation and of the Eagles Lodge, Wausau. 

Surviving him are his son, Milo, of Wolcott, Indiana; daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Georgia) Kuehnast, Abbotsford, four grand children and one great grand child. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, two brothers and three sisters. 

Relatives attending the funeral from away came from Wolcott, Indiana, Milwaukee, Kinross A.F.B., Mich., and Wausau. 



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