Norman Ray Schoenauer, Sr. 84, of Payne, passed away Thursday, January 8th, at Paulding County Hospital
Norm was born in Briceton on May 7, 1930, a son of the late Leona (Zartman) and Fred Schoenauer.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, he owned Norm's Shell Station and Norm's Small Engine Repair and worked at BF Goodrich for many years. He was a devoted member of Saint Paul United Methodist Church & the Payne American Legion. Norm loved to fish & was a sports fan, especially Ohio State, but nothing compared to the love he had for his family.
On Oct. 30, 1954 Norm married Mary Jo Putman.
Norm will be sadly missed by his wife, Mary Jo; children, Norma Jo (Dan Russell) Molitor of Paulding & Norman Ray, Jr. (Cindy) of Winter Garden, FL; siblings, Donna (Robert) Foehl of Convoy; Betty Gloor of Hicksville, Gene (Mick) & Ron (Cathy) both of Payne; brother-in-law, Bruce (Becky) Putman of Antwerp; 7 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother & father-in-law, Helen Dunderman & Gerald Putman and brother-in-law, Bob Putman.
His funeral service is at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, Payne at 11 am on Thursday, January 15th with viewing one hour prior.
Viewing is also Wednesday, 2-8 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.
He will be laid to rest at Lehman Cemetery, with military honors.
Memorials are to St Paul UMC for the roof or Community Health Professionals.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com