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Carol Schoenherr

Carol L. Schoenherr, 76, of Sioux City, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City.

Private graveside services were held on Wednesday, November 13 at Grand Meadow Cemetery in rural Washta, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to

Carol was born January 1, 1943 in Sioux City, the daughter of Carl L. and Lela M. (Diller) Nafe.

She grew up in the Pierson area, graduating from Pierson High School in 1961.

She married Harold L. Schoenherr on December 14, 1961 in Sioux City.

After their marriage, Carol and Harold made their home in Sioux City, where they raised their family.

Harold passed away  on January 26, 2015. Following his death, Carol continued to live at their home until the end of 2015, at which time she went to the Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City.

Carol is survived by her son, Dan Schoenherr of Sioux City; her daughter, Becky (Brad) Thompson of Sioux City; two grandsons, Josh and Austin Schoenherr; a niece, Debra Pepple of Moorehead, Minnesota; five grand-cats: Wally, Freddy, Chuck, Chachi and Piglet; and her beloved dog, Tiny.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; and her brother, Harvey Nafe.

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