Posted: Monday, Jun 30th, 2014
PAW PAW - Bernice Schoenholz, 95, of Paw Paw died June 25, 2014 at her home.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on June 30 at the United Methodist Church of Paw Paw with Rev. Chungnam Kwak officiating. Interment was at Wyoming Township Cemetery, Paw Paw. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on June 29 at the Torman Funeral Home, Paw Paw.
Bernice was born Dec. 30, 1918 in Rochelle to Pete and Inger (Larsen) Hansen. She married Howard Schoenholz on June 30, 1937 in Rochelle.
Survivors include her husband of 77 years; three children, Nancy Larimore, Dorothy (Bob) Arjes and Howard (Barb) Schoenholz Jr.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Theresa Blee of Florida.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Ronald; one brother and two sisters.
Bernice was a member of Order of the Eastern Star, the United Methodist Church Women’s Committee and Lee County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed by all who knew her.
Memorials in Bernice’s memory may directed to United Methodist Church of Paw Paw.