Memorial services will be held for Gwendolyn Schoon at Church of Christ in Staples on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service. Pastor Barry Klein will preside. Burial will be held at Greenhill Cemetery in Sebeka, Minnesota.
Gwendolyn Carol Schoon, 80, of Sebeka, Minnesota passed away on March 22, 2023 at Cherry Meadows in Appleton, Wisconsin. Gwendolyn was born to Patrick S. and Bertha A. (Lee) Young on December 4, 1942 in Staples, Minnesota. She attended Staples school and graduated with the class of 1960.
Gwen married Clarence Schoon in Staples on June 6, 1964. They farmed for many years and were blessed with four children.
Gwen enjoyed gardening, flower, birds, crafts and sewing. She love to sew and make quilts for each grandchild. Gwen was a self-taught piano player. She loved it and enjoyed playing and singing for the church. She was a member of the Model T Club and enjoyed going to Pioneer Days with Clarence.
She will be dearly missed and is survived by her children: Brenda (Butch) Cleveland, Brian Schoon, Brent Schoon, and Bradley (Julie) Schoon; grandchildren: Derek, Jared, Jake, Patrick, Andrew, Daniel, Michael, Conner, and Corey; great-grandchildren: Brantley and Everley; sister Marcy Young; brother Tony (Dorothy) Young; sister-in-law Judy Young; many relatives and friends.
Gwen is preceded in death by her parents, husband Clarence, brothers Toby and Mort Young and sister Denise Young.
Arrangements provided by Karvonen Funeral & Cremation Service of Wadena, Minnesota. Please visit www.karvonenfuneralhome.com to leave memorials and condolences on Gwendolyn’s Tribute Wall.