Stella A. Schoendienst-Jeffries
- Visitation Dates and Times
Thursday, December 18, 2014 9:30-11:00 am
- Visitation LocationSt. Francis Catholic Church, Aviston
- Service DateThursday, December 18, 2014
- Service Time11:00 am
- Service LocationSt. Francis Catholic Church, Aviston
- Full Obituary
Stella A. Schoendienst-Jeffries, nee Rohling, 89, of New Baden, died Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Clinton Manor Living Center in New Baden.
Stella was born October 3, 1925 in Aviston, IL to Fred and Theresa (Schrage) Rohling; they preceded her in death.
She married Julius Schoendienst on October 29, 1947 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston and he preceded her in death on January 6, 1972.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Renschen; a brother, Edmund Rohling; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Paul Renschen, Alma Rohling, Andrew Schoendienst, Eugene and Loretta Schoendienst, Loretta and Victor Billhartz, Elmer Schoendienst, and Mary Schoendienst; and former husband, Marcellus Jeffries.
Surviving are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Albert "Red" Schoendienst, Joseph (Irene) Schoendienst, Vera Schoendienst, Laveta Schoendienst; nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
Stella and her husband Julius owned and operated Schoendienst Tavern in Aviston and managed Carbondale Bowl in Carbondale. She retired from JC Penny's in Fairview Heights and was a member of the Aviston American Legion Post 1239 Auxiliary.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston with Fr. Daniel Friedman officiating. Interment will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Aviston.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or Clinton Manor Activity Fund and will be received at the church or through Moss Funeral Home, 535 N. 5th, Breese, IL who is in charge of the arrangements.