Lawrence Schoaf, 55, Retired Businessman Of
Walnut: - Lawrence Schoaf, 55, retired
Walnut businessman, passed away about 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Loyal Anderson of Walnut, following a heart attack suffered a
half hour before. He had been ailing from a heart condition for two years.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Ross
chapel at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. E. V. Hallock, pastor of the Christian
church, will officiate. Committal will be in Walnut Cemetery.
Mr. Schoaf was born near Walnut, May 12, 1896,
the son of Fred and Myra Schoaf. He had lived in or near Walnut all of his
life. He married Mae Ross May 12, 1917. She passed away in December of 1939.
Surviving are his mother; an only child, Mrs.
Loyal (Janet) Andersen and three grandchildren, Jevne, Lynn and Jane
May 22, 1951 - Tuesday, pg 2
Funeral services for Laurence F. Schoaf were
held Sunday afternoon at the Ross funeral home in Walnut and Rev. Hollis
Wharton and Rev. E. V. Hallock in charge. Organ music was furnished by Mrs.
Otto Yonk, Casket attendants were George Stickle of Tampico, Carl A. Nelick,
Charles P. Miller, Otto Yonk, George Short and Floyd Clapp of Walnut. Burial
was in the Walnut cemetery.
Assisting with the floral arrangements were Mrs.
Herman Hensel of Princeton, Mrs. H. J. Wallis of Walnut.
Among those attending the services from away
were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ross of Maywood, Mrs. Robert Corcoran of Forest
Park, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hicks, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Warner of Harmon, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Headlee of Kewanee, Mr. and Mrs.
Nick Wolzfelt of Rock Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bontz of Harmon; Joseph
Doran and son, Ross of Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wallace of Sterling, Leon
Oakford, Harold Jardine and Curtis Gleason of Princeton and A. L. Reider of
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, May 18, 1951 - Friday, pg 2,
submitted by Melva L. Taylor)