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1929 John 2024

John E. Schoenfeld

August 25, 1929 — January 9, 2024

Delhi Township

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SCHOENFELD, John E. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Schoenfeld (Nee Nieporte). Loving father of Chris (Tom) Backscheider, Jeff (Jane) Schoenfeld and Jan Schoenfeld. Devoted grandfather of Kurt (Jessica), Scott Backscheider, Julie (Kirt) Siemer, Beth (Evan) Dunkel, Stephanie Schoenfeld, Kyle (Liv) Freeman, Andrew Freeman (Katie Ferrero), Abby Freeman (Joe Bischoff) and great grandfather of Everett, Henry, Quinn, Graham, Avery, Jayden, Brooklyn and Carter. Dear brother of the late Rita (Gene) Kleeman, Butch (Ursula) Schoenfeld and brother in law of the late El (Jack) Sucher. Also survived by his nieces, nephews, other family and friends. John was a proud United States Marine Corps veteran, who served in the Korean War.  Courageously fought in and survived the brutal battle at the Chosin Reservoir, to earn a place among the esteemed Chosin Few brotherhood. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 94 years of age. Visitation at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Rd., on Friday, January 19, 2024, from 5:00PM to 7:00Pm.  Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Victory Church, 810 Neeb Rd., on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in recognition of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines (Korean War), Marine Corp Heritage Foundation, 1775 Semper Fidelis Way, Triangle, Virginia 22172. (Be sure to mention in memory of John Schoenfeld if directly sending a donation.)

 

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Visitation

Friday, January 19, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass of Christian Buiral

Saturday, January 20, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady of Victory Church

810 Neeb Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45233

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Burial with Military Honors

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Starts at 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

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