Obit: Schoen, Henry B. (1866 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schoen, Meyer, Utecht, Koran, Gutman, Hainz, Neville, Blix, Mitchell, Sears

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/12/1970

Schoen, Henry B. (11 November 1866 - 4 March 1970)

Henry B. Schoen, 103, of Rt. 2 Neillsville, died March 4. Funeral services were held from St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. last Saturday. Burial was made in the parish cemetery. Rosary services were conducted Friday evening at the Georgas Funeral Home.

He was believed to be Clark County’s oldest resident at the time of his death.

Mr. Schoen, son of Charles and Elizabeth (Meyer) Schoen, was born November 11, 1866, at Owatonna, Minn., where he received his education. As a young man he operated a carriage shop with his father. He later had one of his own. He was a member of the town fire department.

On December 26, 1900, he was married to Minnie Utecht at Owatonna and in 1905 they came to Clark County and located in the Town of Levis on a farm which they operated for over 41 years. He was treasurer of the Rock Creek School for several terms. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

After the death of his wife on June 20, 1965, he made his home with his children. He entered the Neillsville Hospital January 8, of this year.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Louis (Kathryn) Koran of Marshfield, Mrs. Betty Gutman, Mrs. Otto (Lou) Hainz and Mrs. William (Eleanore) Neville; four sons, Henry, John, Franklin and Edward, all of Neillsville; a sister, Mrs. Ella Blix of Evanston, Ill.; 31 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Walter C. Schoen, Rick Neville, Ronald Hainz, Eddie Schoen, Franklin Schoen, Jr., and Louis Koran, Jr.

People from out-of-town included: Mrs. Betty F. Gutman, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Koran, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Louis Koran, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Dale Mitchell and Ricky Neville, Jr., of Marshfield; Mrs. William E. Neville and family of St. Paul, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hainz and family of Chili; Roscoe Sears of Granton; Otto Hainz, Jr., of Fort Worth, Tex.; and John N. Schoen of Owatonna, Minn.



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