Eugene R. Schoewe, March 20, 1925 - Oct. 1, 2008

May 28, 2015


MARCH 20, 1925-OCT. 1, 2008


Eugene R. Schoewe, 83, of Sandusky, passed away early Wednesday evening, Oct. 1, 2008, at the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.

He was born in Sandusky, March 20, 1925, and was a graduate of Sandusky High School. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy. For over 30 years he worked at New Departure-Hyatt (Div of General Motors) as a technical electrician, retiring in 1980.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, VFW, and a lifetime member of the NRA. He enjoyed boating and hunting.

He is survived by his daughter, Sharon (Ron) Funni of Sandusky; seven grandchildren, Bryce, Brian, Rusty, Ben, Tabitha, Carrie and Gwen; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Hildegarde Huntington of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Mildred Swabley of Norwalk; niece and nephews; and very special friend, Marilyn Meisler.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doreen (Shaw) Schoewe in 1987; three sons, Gene, Ronald and Ted Schoewe; and parents, Rolland and Hildegarde (Weyer) Schoewe.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday in the David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.  Prayers will be recited at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky; the Rev. David Nuss will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.

Contributions may be made to Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.