Mar. 14 George William Odde, 98.
Mar. 14 Doby Maloy Poor, 17 weeks.
Mar. 19 Ruben Tony Vialpando, 87, in Thermopolis.
Marc. 24 Alice Schoenberger, 85, in Thermopolis.
Alice Schoenberger, 85, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at the
Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center where she had resided the
past four months.
Soon to be 86 on March 28, she was born in 1929 in Ghent, Minn., the daughter of Emil and Alma (Boudreau) Coudron. The Coudrons moved to a farm northeast of Marshall, Minn. when Alice was just a baby. She attended school at District 75 through eighth grade, then was needed at home to work on the farm. She made her first communion and was confirmed at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall.
She met her future husband, Donald Schoenberger, at a dance in 1949 and they were married September 27, 1950 in Marshall. They farmed northwest of Balaton, Minn. until moving in 1955 onto Donís folkís farm where they remained 42 Ĺ years. Thereafter, to be nearer their children, they moved to Thermopolis.
Alice loved to read and crochet gifts for family and friends. She loved the outdoors, working on the farm and raising large gardens.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sisters, Evelyn Demuth and Agnes VanOverbeke, infant brother, Elmer and brother, Melvin Coudron.
Survivors include her husband, Don of 65 years; three daughters, Maxine (Dale) Ruppert and Jeanne (Jeff) Mumm both of Basin; Karlene (John) Huckman, Thermopolis, son, Patrick (Sharon) Schoenberger, Las Vegas; grandson, Matthew King, granddaughter, Tamera (Ed) Castagne; four great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild; brother, Donald (Kathy) Coudron and sister, Mary Ann (Don) Kor, both of Marshall.
A parish vigil will be Monday, March 30, 7 p.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, March 31, 11 a.m. with Father Hugo Blotsky, OSB officiating.
A private burial will take place at a later date.