Dorothy SchoenebergDecember 21, 2010
Dorothy Marie Schoeneberg, 84, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010, at Tipton Oak Manor. She was born June 6, 1926, in Prairie Home, the daughter of John Phillip and Louise C. (Baer) Knierim, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married September 10, 1950, to Clarence Edward Schoeneberg, who preceded her in death on December 27, 1991. She was a 1944 graduate of Prairie Home High School. She worked as a secretary, retiring May 31, 1989 from the Missouri Secretary of State Publications, where she worked for about 11 years, and various other state offices to attain 15 years with the state. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in California, where she was active in the Ladies' Aid, the Lutheran Women's Missionary League, and was a Braille worker. She is survived by one daughter, Susan Powell and husband Mike of Jamestown; one brother, Oscar Knierim and wife Wilma of Jamestown; two sisters, Ruth Cassil and husband A.L. of Jamestown, and Esther Wilkes of Kansas City; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Knierim and Helen Knierim; six grandchildren, Jenna M. Goff, Adam D. Goff, David A. Powell, Charles M. Powell Jr., Amy N. Schoeneberg, and Dennis Wood; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Mark Edward Schoeneberg. Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in California. Burial will be in California City Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Peter Kurowski and Rev. Martin Hoyer. Memorials are suggested to the Activities Fund at Tipton Oak Manor. Please make checks payable to Brenda Matchett, Activities Director at Tipton Oak Manor, 601 W. Morgan Street, Tipton, MO 65081. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California.