John J. Schoenberger, 81, WaKeeney, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Trego County Lemke-Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney. 

He was born Oct. 21, 1935, in Hays to Alex and Rosie (Stecklein) Schoenberger. 

He worked in floor covering for 28 years until retirement. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include two brothers, Julius, Hays, and Robert, Aurora, Colo.; four sisters, Irene Herrman, Hays, Eleanor Pacha and Betty Schoenberger, both of Aurora, and Rose Rupp, Buckeye, Ariz.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, WaKeeney.  Military honors will be provided by Fort Riley Honor Guard. 

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney. 

Memorials are suggested to Trego Hospital Endowment Foundation in care of the funeral home.