2017-03-30 / Obituaries

James “J.W.” William Schoenberg

Memorial services for James Schoenberg, 79 of Carmine, Texas, were held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine, Texas with Rev. David Tinker officiating.

James William Schoenberg was born on July 22, 1937 in Carmine, Texas to Rudolph and Bessie Falba Schoenberg. He was baptized in Dime Box, Texas and graduated from Round Top-Carmine High School in 1955. On June 30, 1973, James married Jo Lynn Neutzler in Carmine, Texas. James was a home builder and a cattle rancher. He was a member of the Carmine Lions Club, the Carmine Volunteer Fire Department, the Carmine Chamber of Commerce, the Round Top-Carmine Young Farmers, and a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

He enjoyed hunting, taking care of his cattle, watching the Houston Astros, attending the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and most importantly, spending time with his grandson. James was called home by our Heavenly Father on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the age of 79 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Bessie Falba Schoenberg.

James is survived by his wife, Jo Lynn Schoenberg of Carmine; their daughter, Jacquelyn and Arnold Mercado of Houston; grandson, Lance William Mercado of Houston; two daughters, Senette Schoenberg Stevens and Kristin Schoenberg Oliver; grandson, Shane L. Stevens; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Branch & Delores Neutzler of Austin, Charles Rudy & Fay Weigelt of Austin, Kay Schmidt of Giddings and Darrel & Vicki Neutzler of Carmine, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Martin Luther Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 362, Carmine, Texas 78932, the Carmine VFD, P.O. Box 217, Carmine, Texas 78932 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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