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Emily “Lou” L. Schoonover

Emily “Lou” L. Schoonover, age 89 of Lancaster and former resident of Baltimore, passed away on December 3, 2015, at Crestview Manor Nursing Home.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Olivedale Senior Citizens Center, Baltimore Garden Club, One Voice, and active at Pleasant Valley Golf Course.

Lou is survived by her five sons, Timothy (Jeannie) Schoonover of Cincinnati, Robert (Donna) Schoonover of Groveport, Mark (Ana) Schoonover of Galloway, Mike (Connie) Schoonover of Modesto, California, and James ( Denise) Schoonover of Lancaster; 15 grandchildren, Trisha, Matt, Christine, Bryan, Eric, Ryan, Grant, Laura, Corey, Lee Anne, Devin, Leta, Freddy, Rick, and Jill; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Schoonover; parents, Robert and Edith Rockhold, Sr.; and brother, Robert Rockhold, Jr.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2015, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, with Rev. Dr. Emil H. Klatt, III officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Memorial gifts may be given to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 105 E. Mulberry St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or Fairfield Area Humane Society, PO Box 1109, Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

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