Carmel K. Schoener

Born on July 25, 1917

VICTORIA - Carmel Rossi Kloesel Schoener, 96, of Victoria passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was born July 25, 1917 in Victoria to the late Frank and Mary Rossi.
She is survived by daughters, Carmel Booth of Christoval, TX, Frieda Stubbs of Victoria; sons, B.J. (Pat) Kloesel, Fred (Shirley) Kloesel, all of Victoria, Charles (Barbara) Kloesel of Oakwood, TX; 10 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Carmel is preceded in death by her husbands, Bernard Kloesel, Sr. and Charles Schoener, Jr.; sisters, Virginia Rossi Conti, Elenora Rossi Holub; brothers, Louis Rossi, Sylvan Rossi; two grandchildren.
Carmel was raised on a farm, the youngest of 5 siblings, attended Nazareth Academy, worked at Model Market in Victoria and raised 5 children. She was raised as a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and later became a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She loved being with her family and gathering with friends to dance to polka and waltz music.
The family will receive friends at Colonial Funeral Home, Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 6 to 7 pm followed by a rosary at 7 pm, Deacon Jim Koenig officiating. The funeral services will be held 10 am on Monday, May 5, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Father Dominic Antwi-Boasiako officiating.
Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ernie Booth, Ross Coleman, Freddie Kloesel, Aron Kloesel, Duane Kainer and John Stubbs.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, Nazareth Academy, St. Joseph High School or charity of donor's choice.
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