Mary L. Schoenike (nee Van Eman)
Mary L. Schoenike (nee Van Eman), age 101, of Oconomowoc, passed away peacefully with her loving husband and family by her side on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Mary is survived by her loving husband of 74 years, Clifford “Pa,” who recently turned 102. She is the mother of Ken (Barbara) Schoenike and cherished grandma of Julie (Ryan) Beloungy and Lynn (Peter) Enter. Mary is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Tarynn Beloungy, and Adelyn and Hudson Enter, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son Steven Schoenike.
Mary enjoyed traveling around the world with Clifford and was involved with church mission work through Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Oconomowoc. She lived a life of adventure which included camping, canoeing, backpacking and cross country skiing. Mary was an avid gardener, loved to sew and spend time with her family and friends.
A funeral service for Mary was at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 800 Lake Drive, Oconomowoc, on Tuesday, June 16, officiated by Pastor Dan Fahs. Mary was laid to rest at Summit Cemetery.
Memorials in Mary’s name can be made to Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202, or online at www.heifer.org.
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.