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Ethel Dreda Florence Schoen

October 4, 1925 — March 12, 2018

Ethel D. Schoen, age 92 of Tipton, Missouri died Monday evening, March 12, 2018 at Tipton Oak Manor with her loving family at her side.

Ethel was born October 4, 1925 to Daniel F. and Frances K. Kraus at Pleasant Green, Missouri.

On February 11, 1947, Ethel was married to Amandus J. Schoen (Pappy) and had 71 years together until his passing which was just short of a month ago on February 15, 2018. They were friends and neighbors since very early childhood. She had shared with her children the memory of her future husband pulling her in a little red wagon when she was only 2 years old. They were blessed with seven children.

Prior to her marriage, Ethel worked as a lab technician in the old St. Joseph Hospital located in Boonville, Missouri. After she and her husband began their life together, she was a homemaker and basically ran their farm near Otterville, Missouri while Amandus had various jobs to supplement the families income that took him away from the farm. She and her children took care of the dairy cattle and other livestock as well as the row crops. They left the farm and have lived in Tipton for the last 27 years. They were both members of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tipton, Missouri.

Ethel belonged to a quilting club and also enjoyed crocheting and embroidery work. She was a hard worker and provided food for her family from their vegetable garden and also loved to work in her flowers. She and her husband belonged to the Moose Lodge and also to a group of friends called the Rowdy Bunch. They had great fun dancing and playing cards with those friends.

Preceding Ethel D. Schoen in death were her husband; her daughter Carol Stemberger; her sister Elizabeth Norman and brothers Harold and Delphinus Kraus.

Surviving Ethel are her sons Dan Schoen and his wife Gladys of Syracuse, Missouri, Robert Schoen and his wife Sandy of Otterville, Missouri, Linus Schoen and his wife Sherry of California, Missouri and Bernie Schoen and his wife Peggy of Otterville, Missouri; daughters Janette Blankenship and her husband Ronnie of Independence, Missouri and Frances Lynn Ditto and her husband Joe of Sedalia, Missouri; one sister Rita Stone of Columbia, Missouri; one brother Leo Kraus and his wife Rosemary of Boonville, Missouri; 21 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, March 17, 2018 and St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tipton, Missouri.
A visitation will be held from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. Friday, March 16, 2018 with rosary recited at 3:30 P.M. at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Tipton, Missouri.

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Friday, March 16, 2018
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Meisenheimer Funeral Home - Tipton
545 Highway 50 E
Tipton, Missouri 65081

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, March 17, 2018
10:00 AM

St. Andrews Catholic Church
106 W Cooper St
Tipton, MO 65081

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