Rachel "Ann" Schoenhals
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Rachel "Ann" Schoenhals Battle Creek Rachel "Ann" Schoenhals, 91, died peacefully at Calhoun County Medical Care Facility on Friday, January 28, 2011. She was born April 12, 1919 in Coldwater, MI to Herbert and Mildred (Waffle) Sloman. Ann grew up in Coldwater, graduated from Coldwater High School and attended W.M.U. two years. She retired from the Berrien County Friend of the Court, where she worked as an investigator, for over ten years. Ann married John D. Schoenhals on August 31, 1940. On December 21, 1994, she was preceded in death by her husband. Ann is survived by her daughter, Betsy (Tom) Black of Battle Creek; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren. Ann was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Niles for over 53 years. She was a loving mother, who treasured her many friendships. At the request of the family, friends may call after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, where funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Tim Smoothers 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 1, 2011. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Coldwater. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.


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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Jan. 30, 2011.
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February 3, 2011
Betsy, We lost a beautiful resident when we lost your mother. You were always there with her daily to make her day. God Bless you and your family at this time. Robin VanDenOever C.C.M.C.F
January 30, 2011
BETSY AND FAMILY,
I AM SO SORRY ABOUT THE LOSS OF ANN.SHE WILL BE SO MISSED WITH HER BEAUTIFUL SMILE THAT RADIANTS THE WHOLE ROOM WHEN YOU COME IN.MY LOVE AND PRAYERS ARE OUT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY BETSY. I WISH I WAS UP THERE. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. LOVE JOANNA LATSHAW
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