July 27, 1937 - July 3, 2021
Jakie Lloyd Schoenhals of Piedmont, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep, at his home on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the age of 83. He was born on July 27, 1937, in Shattuck, Oklahoma, the son of Henry George “H.G.” and Emelia “Millie” (Hanshu) Schoenhals. He was raised on a farm near Darrouzett, Texas and graduated from Darrouzett High School with the Class of 1955. After graduation, he joined the United States Army, serving his country with honor and dignity. On May 21, 1960, Jake was united in marriage to Mavis “Nadine” Schoenhals in Derby. They made their home in Mulvane for a year and then moved to Haysville. To this union, two children were born. Jake worked several different jobs for Vulcan Chemical. In the early 2000’s, he and Nadine began splitting their time between Wichita and Piedmont. They built their home on the family ranch near Piedmont in 2004. Jake loved living in the Flint Hills and felt like one of the luckiest men alive when he looked out his kitchen window. He will be remembered for his generosity and his dedication to helping other people. He loved ranching and he loved living in Greenwood County. During their retirement, he and Nadine had many pets that they loved sharing their time with. Nadine preceded him in death on May 4, 2020. He was a member of the Piedmont United Methodist Church and past member of the Haysville United Methodist Church. He also served on Rural Water District 1 Board, and was a member of the Midian Shrine, the Masons, and Greenwood County Cattlemen’s Association. He is survived by his children, Cindy and husband, Dick Liptak of Wichita; Kevin Schoenhals of Wichita; three grandchildren: Kristen and husband, Dave Johnston, Micaela Munday, and Matthew Munday; and one great-grandchild, Adelyn Johnston; and four siblings: Ella Willard of Wichita; Bonnie Green of Wichita; Vernon Schoenhals of Follett, Texas; and Jean Long of Wichita. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and two siblings: Harry and wife, Agnes Schoenhals; and Lela and husband, Oscar Borth. Funeral services for Jake and Nadine will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Koup Family Funeral Home, in Eureka with Pastor Kevin Lawrence of the Climax United Methodist Church officiating. Cremation will be effected following the service. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Piedmont Cemetery. Visitation hours with the family present, are set from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Friday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to the Catacombs Youth Ministry. Contributions may be sent in care of Koup Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 595, Eureka, KS 67045, which is overseeing arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family online, at koupfunerals.com.
Jakie Lloyd Schoenhals of Piedmont, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep, at his home on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the age of 83. He was born on July 27, 1937, in Shattuck, Oklahoma, the son of Henry George “H.G.” and Emelia “Millie”... View Obituary & Service Information
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