Kathryn H. Schoon
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Kathryn H. Schoon
  • June 1, 1932 - January 1, 2018
  • Roscoe, Illinois

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Kathryn Helen Schoon, 85, of Roscoe, IL was welcomed into heaven on Monday, January 1, 2018, with her family at her side. A loving wife, mom and grandma, her life was complete when surrounded by her family. In a life well celebrated, Kathryn married Alfred Schoon and spent 54 years together. Kathryn was a selfless person, generously donating her time and talent to many organizations. She was a longtime active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Beloit, OWLS, Saints on So.Bluff, bell ringer for the Salvation Army, Roscoe Township election judge, and faithfully gave her time to the Roscoe VFW Ladies Auxiliary in many capacities. Kathryn worked at Admiral in Harvard, IL, Woodward, a CNA for many years until retirement and continued to be a caregiver. Kathy enjoyed working in her beautiful gardens, bird watching, painting, reading and visiting with family and friends. Kathryn was born in Philadelphia, PA. on June 1, 1932 to Albert and Catherine (Riff) Taylor.

Survivors include children, Linda (Juan) Martinez, Larry, Leslie (Tammy), Laura (Mark) Kohler, Lenore (Vance Sr.) Hirst, Lyle (Elizabeth), Lisa Hopperstad, Louise (Mark) Packard, Loretta (Lyle) Smith, Leah (Robert Humphrey) Sharer, Lewis, Tracy (Aaron) Murray; many very loving grand and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; brother, Jim (Judy) Taylor. Predeceased by parents; husband; son, Lee Schoon; grandson, Keith Schoon; 2 sisters; 1 brother; son-in-law, Michael Hopperstad.

Memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park, IL, with visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. Private burial. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Roscoe VFW Women's Auxiliary or Harlem Roscoe Fire Dept. Condolences www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com