Lanny D. Schooler
- February 6, 1936 - February 1, 2011
- Sunbright, Tennessee
of Lanny's Passing
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You have my sympathy and love. I did not know about Lani's passing until I attended church this morning. I have been under the weather and not...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Judy Layne
“Gigi, We share in your loss, because Lanny was more than just a friend to us. We loved him very much. You all have a beautiful family. you all have...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Owen & Marilyn
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time.
3 of 23 | Posted by: Bev Duncan
“Gigi - My thoughts and prayers continue with you as you move forward through this time of grief into a brighter tomorrow and ultimate reunion.
Bob...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Bob Winston
“Gigi and family: Sunrise OES 364 members extend their sympathy to you and your famiy in the loss of Lanny. Many prayers for all of you now and in...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Emily Duncan
“Gigi, I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
C. J. Johnson
6 of 23 | Posted by: Clara Jo Johnson
“Gigi, You are in my thoughts & prayers, God bless.
7 of 23 | Posted by: Joy Justice
“Gigi, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am here for you if you need me, God bless
8 of 23 | Posted by: shelby melhorn
“Gigi, You have been in my thoughts and prayers. Thinking of you at this time.
9 of 23 | Posted by: Pam Kirthlink
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family has been in our thoughts and prayers and we will continue to lend you our strength and support.
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10 of 23 | Posted by: Molly Gilbert
“Gigi, you are in our thoughts.
11 of 23 | Posted by: Jim & Dorcus McBrayer
“Gigi, You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in this time of your loss.
Jean & Steve Collins
12 of 23 | Posted by: Jean Collins
“We are praying for you. We know how much you will miss him and his pleasant manner. Keep your chin up and know that he does not suffer any longer.
13 of 23 | Posted by: Edward and Evelyn Gehres
“Gigi, We are so sorry for your loss. Even though we can't be there with you in person, you are certainly in our thoughts and prayers. We loved...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Vicki & Dean Stewart, Aunt Marie
“Gigi, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bro. Lanny will be greatly missed
15 of 23 | Posted by: Joe & Joyce Holdredge
“Gigi, Sorry to hear of your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless you.
16 of 23 | Posted by: Stephanie,Donnie & Amanda Williams
My heart is saddened at the loss of Brother Lanny. He was and always will be one of my favorite Star members. I will never forget the...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Janet Hopson
“Sister Gigi; Our thoughts and prays are with you, May God confort you in a very special way,
18 of 23 | Posted by: Roger & Christine Stokely
“My Dear friend, My deepest sympathy to you & the family during this difficult time. My prayers are with you. Lanny will be missed in OES.
19 of 23 | Posted by: Shirley Wallace
“Gigi, you have been in my prayers and I will keep you and the family there. God Bless you
20 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Campbell
“Gigi, My heart is very saddened for the loss of Brother Lanny. He was a devoted OES member and always strived to support our work and will be missed...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Alice La Rue
We are sorry to hear about your loss, we will miss Lenny very much.
Lloyd and Virginia
22 of 23 | Posted by: Lloyd and Virgina Lively
“Sorry about your loss. Brother Lanny was always a fine and gentle man. He was always polite and courteous to everyone. You are in our prayers and...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Gene & Roxie Walker
Mr. Lanny Drue Schooler, age 74, of Sunbright, TN, passed away on February 1, 2011, leaving a void in the lives of so many people. Lanny was born February 6, 1936 in Des Moines, IA. He grew up on a dairy farm in Carlisle, IA.
Following graduation from Hartford High School in 1954, he moved to San Luis Obispo, CA, later moving to Morgan Hill, CA. He graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He began his career with Lockheed Aerospace in CA. He joined Martin -Marietta Aerospace in Denver, continuing in Orlando and Oak Ridge where he retired from Lockheed- Martin.
Lanny was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of New Faith Lodge No. 768, F & AM, in Sunbright. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite, Kerbela Shriners, York Rite and was extremely proud of being a member of the Royal Order of Scotland. He also belonged to The Order of the Eastern Star, serving as Marshal at Sunbright No. 303 and as Worthy Patron at Oliver Springs No. 211, as well as Grand Instructor for District 35.
Waiting to welcome him to Heaven are his parents: Dean and Ellen Gardner Schooler; brothers: Nason, Larkin, and Larry; and granddaughter, Renee' Michelle Nelson.
He is survived by his loving wife, Gigi; son, Steve and wife, Lori of Murfreesboro, TN; daughters: Lannette Sampier and husband, Grant of Littleton, CO; Stacey Florentz and husband, Bobby of LaHabra, CA; and Shellie Curl and husband, Glenn of Sunbright. Grandchildren: Lindsey Sampier-Greener, and husband Jay of Ft. Collins, CO; Stephanie Sampier of Littleton, CO; Ashton Nelson of Dunkirk, MD; and Bryce Cummings of LaHabra, CA; one great-grandson, Cade Grant Sampier-Greener; sister-in-law, Nancy Schooler of Palmyra, IA; and a host of friends and relatives.
The family will receive friends Friday, February 4, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Masonic and funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be officiated by Bro. Steve Gadd. A graveside service will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Sunbright Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Widows and Orphans, 100 7th Ave. North Ste, 1, Nashville, TN 37203, in memory of Lanny Schooler or Morgan County Youth Leadership, c/o Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 539, Wartburg, TN 37887.