Schoenfeldt, Leona Berniece
Birth date: September 26, 1925
Death date: May 20, 2012
Leona Berniece Schoenfeldt, 86, of Topeka, died May 20, 2012 at Midland Hospice House.
She was born in Topeka, Kansas on September 26, 1925 the daughter of Ignatius and Mary (Gabel) Haberkorn.
Leona worked for Jordan Bakery, Menninger Foundation and for Hall Lithograph prior to her retirement.
She was an animal lover and enjoyed gardening. Leona will be most remembered as a loving mother who devoted her life to her daughter, Debbie.
She graduated from St. Joseph Grade School and was a member of St. Joseph Church.
Leona married George Schoenfeldt at St. Joseph Church on June 30, 1952. He died on December 6, 1978. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie of the home, a brother Robert (Peggy) Haberkorn, two sisters, Odelia “Dee” Mick and Louise Schreiber, a Brother-In-Law Orlin Broxterman, and many nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Daniel, Mary and Alvena Haberkorn, Kathryn Dluhy and Elizabeth “Betty” Broxterman.
Leona will lie in state at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home on Wednesday after 2:00 p.m. where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph/Sacred Heart Parish or Cat Association of Topeka and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.
Online condolences to www.brennanmathenafh.com.
St. Joseph/Sacred Heart Church or the Cat Association of Topeka and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.
2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home 800 SW 6th Ave Topeka KS 66603 (map/driving directions)
10:00 am on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church 227 SW Van Buren Topeka KS 66603 (map/driving directions)
Mt. Calvary Cemetery 801 SW Westchester Rd Topeka KS 66606 (map/driving directions)