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 Walter Alfred Schoen, Jr

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Walter Alfred Schoen, Jr

Walter "Junior" Schoen, 80, of Fannin, Texas, formerly of Austin, passed away November 9, 2005. Born June 6, 1925 in Cedar Park, Texas, he was the son of Walter Schoen, Sr. and Lura (Moore) Schoen. He was preceded in death by his parents and two children, Carol E. Lawrence and Robert Wayne; brothers, Truman and Roy; and brother-in-law, Max Gardner.

A U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, Walter was in the retail grocery business in Austin for many years. He loved hunting and fishing with his family and loved his garden. Walter was one who never met a stranger.

He is survived by his wife, best friend, and help mate of 59 years, Ruby; son-in-law, Allan Lawrence; daughters, Judy Dunn (John) and Beverly Lawrence (Ronnie); son, Bryan (Cindi); brother, Johnny (Shirley) and sisters, Doris Gardner and Dorothy Daniels (Donnie); eight grandchildren, Shawn Lehne, Alanna Lawrence, Buddy Lawrence, Ronald Lawrence, Robert Lawrence, Randy Lawrence, Robyn Schoen, Bobby Schoen; 17 great-grandchildren; one aunt, Ethel Schoen, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 12, 2005, at the Memorial Chapel of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home with The Reverend David Melber officiating. Burial followed in Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Allan Lawrence, Brian Lehne, Buddy Lawrence, John Dunn, Ronald Lawrence, Robert Lawrence, Randy Lawrence and Bobby Schoen.

[published by Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Travis Co., TX, Nov. 11, 2005]


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  • Maintained by: Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
  • Originally Created by: John Christeson
  • Added: 12 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12319425
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Alfred Schoen, Jr (6 Jun 1925–9 Nov 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12319425, citing Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod (contributor 47384868) .