Kristen E. (Thiel) Schofield, 40, of Painesville Township, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Heather Hill Rehabilitation Center in Chardon.
Born March 7, 1973, in Cleveland, she was a loving daughter and sister who will be deeply missed.
Kristen was a graduate of the University of Louisville and taught school in the Louisville, Ky., area.
Survivors are her mother Sharon (Ray) Gess of Painesville Township; father, Patrick (Maureen) Thiel of North Carolina; siblings, Alison Gess of Madison and Ryan (Beth) Thiel of Louisville, Ky.; nieces Rylee and Jacee Turnbull; and other loving family members.
She is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Sybil and George Austin; and paternal grandparents, John and Jean Thiel.
Memorial Service is 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.
Contributions may be made in Kristen's memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Northeast Ohio Chapter, 6155 Rockside Road, Suite 202 Independence, Ohio 44131.
Online obituary at www.brunners.com