Loraine Anna Schoeni, 86


Loraine Anna Schoeni (nee Schmidt), age 86, of Slinger, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012.

On Sept. 16, 1925, she was born to the late Theodore and Hulda (nee Baering) in Richfield. After high school, she worked and traveled. She met Roy F. Schoeni and married on May 20, 1950, at The First Presbyterian Church of Richfield. The couple bought a farm and lived there for a while, later moving a mile away to their new home. Loraine enjoyed playing cards, 4-H, volunteering at the Slinger Food Pantry, and was a die-hard Brewers fan.
Loraine was a lifelong member of The First Presbyterian Church of Richfield, serving in several positions, including 25 years as the treasurer. She was also a member of the Washington Co. Homemakers Club and the Church Women United organization.

She is survived by her children Alice (Gerald) Schmitz of Illinois, Elaine Schoeni of Menasha, Jean (Keith Clark) Schoeni of Lake Mills, Allen Schoeni of Slinger, Scott (Shelley) Schoeni of Slinger; grandson Tyler Schmitz; sistersin-law Dorothy Schmidt of Richfield, Liesbeth Schoeni of Hubertus, and Jane (James) McLaughlin of Naples, Fla.; one brother-in-law Guy (Carol) Schoeni of Greenville. Loraine is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Loraine is preceded in death by her parents Theodore and Hulda; husband Roy; brother Harvey Schmidt; and brothers-in-law Carl and Lee Schoeni.

Funeral Services for Loraine will be held Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) with the Rev. Donald Koehn presiding. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will take place Friday, June 29, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at The First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Richfield. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to The First Presbyterian Church of Richfield (2281 Highway 164, Richfield, WI 53076) or Slinger Food Pantry (P.O. Box 513, Slinger, WI 53086).

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050
www.phillipfuneralhome.com.