Loyola G. Schonauer(1915-2013)

Loyola G. Schonauer, 97, of Mentor, formerly of Euclid, Leesburg, Fla., and Fairport Harbor, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at Heartland of Mentor.
She was born July 23, 1915, in Cleveland.
Mrs. Schonauer worked for the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities for 15 years before retiring.
Loyola was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed dancing; singing; crafts, especially jewelry-making; gardening; cooking and baking. She was a member of the ""Sweet Adelines,"" taught line dancing and was an active member of the Mentor Senior Center and St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fairport Harbor. She was a graduate of Collinwood High School's Class of 1934.
Survivors include her children, Don (Rolanda), Jim (Kathy) and Paul Schonauer; daughter-in-law, Barb Schonauer; grandchildren, Michelle (Ken) Swartz, Debi (Jim) Lambdin, Michael (Lisa) Schonauer, Todd (Jackie) Schonauer, Doug (Theresa) Schonauer, Greg, Danny and Brad Schonauer; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Holly and John Swartz and Eric, Evan, Emily, Tyler, Jimmy, Aiden and Elly Schonauer; stepgrandchildren, Scott (Kristin) Johnson and Julie (John) Sas, stepgreat-grandchildren, Ashley and Brady Johnson and Rhys Sas; and stepgreat-great-grandchild, Daniel Witt.
Preceding Loyola in death were her husband, William Schonauer; son, Alan Schonauer; siblings, Elizabeth Kause, Patricia Convery, Geraldine Byrne, Charles, John, George, Marie and William Callaghan.
Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 316 Fifth St., Fairport Harbor.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor.
Private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 1275 Lakeside Ave., East Cleveland, OH 44114-1129.
Online obituary at www.brunners.com.

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Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Ave Mentor, OH 44060
440-255-3401
Published in www.News-Herald.com from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2013