Leroy J. Schoen


Leroy J. Schoen, age 92 of New Douglas, IL passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

He was born on Friday, August 14, 1925 in Sorento, IL. He was the son of John H. and Mary (Trauernicht) Schoen.

He was married to Wilma N. Loew on January 11, 1952 in Edwardsville, IL. She preceded him in death on Monday, December 18, 2017.

He was a Farmer and also worked as a Crane Operator for Laclede Steel Company in Alton, IL for over 30 Years retiring in 1984.

He was a former member of the United Steel Workers and a former member of the Litchfield Moose Lodge.

Leroy is survived by his Son: Ivan Schoen, his wife Nancy of Poplar Grove, IL; Twin Daughters: Lynda Bisbee, her husband Allen of Highland, IL; Lynn Pace, her husband Billy of Taylorville, IL; 8 Grandchildren: Sherril Weber, her husband Rob; Sarah Forster, her husband Eric; Kathryn Schoen, her fiance’ James Darracott; Robert Bisbee, his wife Deanna; James Bisbee, his wife Molly; Stacey Smothers, her husband Joe; Jenny Pace, her boy friend Andy Heberling and Jason Pace, his girl friend Katherine Gordon.

9 Great Grandchildren: Phillip Forster, Peter Forster, Noah Weber, Lorelei Bisbee, Guinevere Bisbee, Evelyn Bisbee, Kaylie Smothers, Chase Smothers, and Jayden Pace.

He was preceded in death by his Parents: John and Mary Schoen; His Wife: Wilma Schoen; Brother: Robert Schoen and Sister-in-law: Doris Schoen.

A Visitation for Leroy Schoen will be held on Thursday April 5, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the Lesicko Funeral Home located at 271 N Second Street in Livingston, IL.

Funeral Services for Leroy Schoen will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston, IL with Pastor Christy Eckert officiating.

Burial will be in the New Douglas Cemetery in New Douglas, IL.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Leroy Schoen can be made to the New Douglas Cemetery.

The Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston, IL is privileged to take care of the arrangements and services for Leroy Schoen and his Family.

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