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Christena Schoening

There will be open visitation at the Peterson Mortuary in Glenwood, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church Building Fund, Mineola, Iowa

INTERMENT: Mineola Cemetery, Mineola, Iowa

Christena Schoening, 94, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, formerly of Mineola, Iowa entered into eternal rest on April 15, 2005 at Risen Son Christian Village. She was born February 9, 1911 near rural Minden, Iowa to Nels and Marie (Christofferson) Christensen.

Christena grew up in the Henderson, Iowa. She was united in marriage to Elmer S. Schoening on Jan. 25, 1933 in Omaha,NE. To this union three children were born: Darwin, Pauline, and Marcia. Christena was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church in Mineola, serving on numerous church organizations, Kennington Club and St. John Lutheran Cemetery Board. She loved collecting collectibles and going to sales and auctions. She was a talented seamstress and grew beautiful roses. She enjoyed her gardening and was a hard worker. She always had a cup of coffee and some cookies to share with whomever stopped by to visit her.

Christena was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 brothers and one sister. She is survived by her children: Darwin & wife Shirley Schoening of Glenwood, IA; Pauline Bryant of Treynor, IA; Marcia & husband John Gaskill of Godfrey, IL; 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation:Thursday, December 15, 2005
5:00 PM
212 South Locust – P.O. Box 10
Glenwood, IA51534

Service:Sunday, April 17, 2005
2:00 PM
212 South Locust – P.O. Box 10
Glenwood, IA51534

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