Menard County Review, Fri., Mar. 20, 1998

Horace L. Schonewise, 77, of Petersburg died Friday, March 13 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born May 26, 1920 in Menard County, the son of Fred C. and Nannie Nelson Schonewise. He married Margaret Simmering Horn on August 2, 1965. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and three brothers. (EDITORIAL COMMENT: Also preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children - Lucille Ames. NOT INCLUDED IN ORIGINAL OBIT) Mr. Schonewise was a retired farmer and a member of the Petersburg United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Barb) Eddings of Petersburg and Ms. Brenda Schonewise of Shawneetown; three sons, Roger Horn of Phoenix, Ariz., Norm Horn of Greenview and Dennis Horn of Peoria; 16 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Henry (Sophia) Deverman of Petersburg and Mrs. Don (Elsie) Lockhart of Springfield; two brothers, Fred and Herbert Schonewise, both of Peoria; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held Monday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg with Rev. Daryl Fansler officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Memorials may be made to the Menard County Paramedic Association.

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