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Esther Lien Schoenhard
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1910
Lyman County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2006
Hughes County
South Dakota, USA

Esther Schoenhard, 96 of Pierre, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006 at Maryhouse. Services are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 3 at Maryhouse Chapel with Father Timothy Castor and Deacon Roger Heidt officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Angels Cemetery, Presho

Esther was born Sept. 28, 1910 in Presho, S.D. to William and Elisa (Linland) Lien. She grew up in Pierre and Presho and attended school at Lund Rural School in Lyman County. She graduated from Presho High school in 1928 and Northern State College in 1931. Esther was a primary teacher for 20 years in Presho. She married Sylvester Schoenhard in June 1939. Sylvester died July 1, 1974. Esther belonged to the Tally Ho Bridge Club and the Paint 'n Sketch Club in Presho. She enjoyed oil painting, golf and traveling. At the age of 89, she placed first with her oil painting of "High Waters" in the Dakota Master Works contest in Sioux Falls.

Survivors include her son, Larry (Louween) Schoenhard of Pierre; her sister, Evelyn (Roy) Cramer of Rapid City; her granddaughter, Stephanie (Jeff) Blecher of Bentonville, AR; her grandson, Mark Schoenhard of Chamberlain, S.D.; great-grandchildren, Meaghen Schoenhard, Jonathan and Daniel Blecher; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and four brothers, Norman, Burton, Adolph and Irvin.

Memorials may be directed to the Lyman County Historical Museum, 209 W Hwy 16, Presho, S.D.

Capital Journal January 02, 2007
Holy Angels Cemetery
Lyman County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: In memory of Scott
Record added: Jan 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17282251

- In memory of Scott
 Added: Jan. 4, 2007

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