Saturday, December 7th, 2013
James J. "Jim" Schenlein, 82, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 6, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 3, 1931, in Coldwater, to John Schoenlein and Regina Rohler. On Nov. 19, 1955, he married Betty Brunswick, who survives, in Greenville.
Also surviving are four daughters, Cindy (Mike) Thobe, Fort Recovery, Missy (Larry) Hart, Fort Recovery, Pam (David) Charbel, Vandalia, and Vickie (Jeff) Miller, Greenville; one son, Dan Schoenlein, Lancaster; two brothers, Luke (Jenny) Schoenlein, Toledo, and David (Irene) Schoenlein, Coldwater; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; in-laws, Kenny (Carolyn) Brunswick, Greenville; Paul (Ann) Brunswick, Raleigh, N.C.; Jerry (Monica) Brunswick, Dayton, and Tony Bruns, Versailles.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Weidenhammer; a sister, Sr. Armella Schoenlein; and in-laws, Mauri Brunswick and Joyce Burns.
He retired from the former New Idea after 47 years. He graduated in 1949 from Coldwater High School, and served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War.
He belonged to American Legion Post 345, Fort Recovery, and Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery. He enjoyed woodworking.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fort Recovery, with military graveside honors conducted by the American Legion.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.