Walter “Jack” Schoen
Walter “Jack” Schoen passed away February 18, 2019. He was born to John and Lillian Schoen on June 10, 1935, and married Sharon Marcou in 1963. He graduated from Aquinas High School, served in the U.S Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and graduated from Wisconsin State College with a Bachelors in History and Political Science. He held a variety of positions but especially enjoyed work in nursing home administration. He is survived by wife Sharon; son’s Steve and Joe, daughters Lynda, Nancy and Vicki and their spouses; 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter; brother Richard, and sister Barbara; several brothers and sisters-in-law; and many well loved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Karen, his parents, 5 brothers, and 4 sisters. Wally and family are grateful for the wonderful care from the doctors and nurses at Gunderson’s Radiology and Oncology Clinics and Medical Oncology Unit. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Parish Onalaska, Wi are appreciated.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1031 Main Street, Onalaska. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. He will be laid to rest at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, La Crosse. Coulee Region Cremation Group, Onalaska has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.couleecremation.com.