Died: September 19, 2012
He was born Sept. 2, 1927, in Morton to Carl and Lily (Kensinger) Schoenbein. He married Shirley Bartels on Sept. 12, 1959, in Manito. She preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 2008.
Surviving are two brothers, Robert Schoenbein of Pekin and Dayton Schoenbein of Morton; one sister, Elizabeth “Beth” Birkey of Morton; and many nieces and nephews.
He was a Korean War Army veteran.
Donald was employed as a masonry laborer for the Otto Baum Co. in Morton for 25 years until his retirement.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. There will be no visitation.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.