Loretta H. “Toots” Schoendienst

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Saturday, July 28, 2012 9:00-10:45 AM

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
  • Service Date
    Saturday, July 28, 2012
  • Service Time
    11:00 AM
  • Service Location
    St. Boniface Church, Germantown
  • Full Obituary

    Loretta H. “Toots” Schoendienst, nee Hermeling, 83, of Germantown, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Aviston Countryside Manor.

    Mrs. Schoendienst was born March 28, 1929 in Germantown to William and Rose (Loepker) Hermeling; they preceded her in death.

    She married Eugene “Mickey” Schoendienst on June 28, 1950 at St. Cecilia Church in Bartelso; he preceded her in death on November 15, 2006.

    In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Martha Book; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lawrence Book, Andrew “Ducks” Schoendienst, Loretta Billhartz, Victor Billhartz, Julius “Charlie” Schoendienst, Elmer “Yonner” Schoendienst, and Mary Schoendienst.

    Surviving are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Albert “Red” Schoendienst of St. Louis, MO, Joseph (Irene) Schoendienst of St. Charles, MO, Vera Schoendienst of Maryville, Stella Jeffries of New Baden, and Laveta Schoendienst of St. Louis, MO.

    Toots formerly worked at the Wee Walker Shoe Factory in Carlyle and for Brueggemann Draperies in Bartelso.

    She was a member of St. Boniface Church and Altar Sodality in Germantown.

    Toots was an avid golfer and card player.

    Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM at St. Boniface Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster officiating. Interment will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery, Germantown.

    Visitation will be Saturday, July 28, 2012 from 9:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown.

    Memorials can be made to St. Boniface Church or Cemetery Fund or to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be received at the funeral home.

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