Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Mary J. Schoenlein, 85, Portland, Ind., passed away Nov. 24, 2013, in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare, Portland.
She was born Feb. 18, 1928, in Burkettsville, to Julius and Molly Dorsten Mestemaker. She was married April 29, 1947, to Louis A. Schoenlein, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Jim Schoenlein, Dayton, Rick Schoenlein, Colorado Springs, Co., and Tony Schoenlein, Indianapolis; three daughters, Becky Matchett, Portland, Letha Harding, Madison, and Yvonne Wells Scheib, Liberty; a brother, Paul Mestemaker, New Weston; two sisters, Anna Rita Heckler, Celina, and Ruth Twaits, Greenville; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She and her husband had Quality Carpet Cleaners in Portland. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portland.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Rev. Robert Moran presiding. Burial will follow in Green Park Cemetery.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Friday with a scripture service at 7 p.m. in Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland.
Memorials may be made to the Ladies Sodality at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Online condolences can be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.