Lucille E. Schoen

November 20, 1929 ‒ January 24, 2013

Galion, Ohio

Lucille E. Schoen, 83, of Galion, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at home, after a sudden illness.

Born Nov. 20, 1929 in Galion, she was the daughter of the late Chester Clarence Goldsmith and Bertha Ann Wenninger Goldsmith. She was preceded in death on May 19, 2003 by her husband, Paul L. Schoen whom she married on Aug. 2, 1947.

Lucille attended Galion High School and worked at the former North Electric Company for many years. She enjoyed woodcrafts, ceramics, knitting and crocheting and later traveling. She recently said she has had a great life with many friends and wonderful family that she always entertained at Christmas dinner. She and Paul spent many years at Lake Erie camping, boating and fishing and enjoyed being spectators at the Mid-Ohio Raceway. She was a member of the First United Church of Christ and helped with church dinners and Relay for Life breakfasts. Lucille was a member of Galion Community Theatre and Crawford County Humane Society.

Surviving are three nephews, Jerry Sherry Christman of Ft. Myers, Fla., Bud Kay Goldsmith of Murrells, S.C. and Sonny Kay Goldsmith of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three nieces, Janice Bill Fox of Mt. Gilead, Sandy Keller and Lynne Goldsmith, both of Galion; four great nephews, Scott and Steve Goldsmith and Kris Lyon, all of Galion and Steve Lyon of Caledonia; three great nieces, Randee Fontaine of Murrells Inlet, S.C., Keri Studer of Charlotte, N.C. and Laine Goldsmith of Roanoke, Va. and many great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Delnore, Byrdell and Gene Goldsmith and one sister, Mary Grant and two nephews, Jeff and Larry Goldsmith.

Friends may call from 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at First United Church of Christ where a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, with Pastor Brad Smith officiating. Interment will be in Iberia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ, 248 Harding Way West, Galion, Ohio 44833 or to Crawford County Humane Society, 3590 State Route 98, Bucyrus, Ohio 44820.