Schoen Sheldon Lewis Schoen, age 85, of Westerville, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family February 8, 2013 at Riverside Hospital. Beloved husband and father, he was preceded in death by his late wife Regine Schoen and parents Herman and Edna Schoen. He is survived by his sister, Barbara McClure of California; children, Michael Schoen of New York, Jessica Cosgrove, Ben Schoen of South Carolina, and Robert Schoen of California; daughters-in-law, Kathleen Schoen and Jill Schoen; son-in-law, Dennis Cosgrove; grandchildren, Nate Cosgrove, Sam Cosgrove, Hollyann Cosgrove, Hope (and Josh) Hicks, Candace (and Bobby) Neumann, Hannah Cosgrove, Danielle Schoen, Quinn Schoen, Nikki Schoen, Jacob Schoen, Skylar Schoen, Nikita Schoen; great-grandson, Levi Hicks; sister-in-law, Ulrike Kuper of Germany; brother-in-law, Bill Gumbiner of Minnesota; nephew, Hugh Gumbiner of California; nieces, Claudia (and Marcel) Hung of Minnesota, Alexandra (and Tono) Nasch of Germany, Karen McClure of California, Cathy Weinstein of California; grandniece, Alison Callow of California; grand-nephews, Casey Callow of California, Oliver and Alexander Hung of Minnesota, Britten Weinstein of California, Julius and Lucas Nasch of Germany; dear friends, Jim and Renee Naughton of Arvada, Colorado; and dear friend, Fred Champa of Grove City. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Regine Schoen Memorial Cancer Fund (#313294) at The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, 660 Ackerman Road, PO Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218. Gifts can also be made online at https://www.giveto.osu.edu/igive/onlinegiving/ or by calling 614-293-3752. The Schoen family will have a ceremony honoring Sheldon and his late wife Regine this summer in Columbus. Arrangements by HILL FUNERAL HOME, Westerville.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 17, 2013