M. Schoenhaar (nee Herrmann), 44, of West Bend died Saturday, Sept. 14,
2013, at her residence. She was born Dec. 14, 1968, in Milwaukee to
David and Virginia (nee Herrmann) Herrmann and married Jay E. Schoenhaar
on May 19, 2000, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend.
Janice was an active member in Journey at St. Frances Cabrini Church.
She was a proud and frequent volunteer at the Albrecht Free Clinic, the
Washington County Humane Society and she spent a lot of time with her
husband giving their time and talents at the Red Cross.
She is survived by her husband Jay, her parents, David and Virginia
Herrmann of Germantown, her parents-in-law Robert and Patricia
Schoenhaar of West Bend, four siblings: Jill (Patrick) Morgan of
Hartland, Jeffrey (Kelly) Herrmann of the town of Polk, Joseph (Theresa)
Herrmann of Jackson and Jacquelyn (Robert) Wirth of Sussex and five
nieces and two nephews. She is further survived by Jay’s siblings: Mary
(Chris) O’Hanison of West Allis, Kelsy (Lisa) Schoenhaar of Madison and
Tom Schoenhaar of Milwaukee; their service dogs Maggie and Mozart; and
other relatives and friends.
Janice is preceded in death by her brother-in-law David Schoenhaar.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Sept. 23, 2013,
at 7 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend with the
Rev. Enrique Hernandez presiding. The family will greet relatives and
friends at the church only from 5-6:45 p.m. Memorials to be used for the
wishes of the family are appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.
Online guestbook and condolences are available at