Dennis Schoneman


Ashton, Iowa

June 9, 2021

Dennis “Denny” Schoneman, 72, of Ashton, Iowa, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley, Iowa.

Funeral service was Saturday, June 12, at Jurrens Funeral Home, Ashton, with interment in Gilman Township Cemetery, Ashton.

Dennis Ray Schoneman was born Dec. 29, 1948, rural Elgin Township, Lyon County, Iowa, son of Fred and Anna (Jurrens) Schoneman.  He grew up on a farm near Little Rock, Iowa, and attended school there. He moved to Ashton in 1968 and worked for Sibley Egg and Poultry three years, before he started working for the town of Ashton in 1971. 

On Feb. 7, 1986, he married Linda Jo Dickey. He was the city maintenance worker 41 years and served as assistant fire chief 31 years. 

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Christopher (Sandy) Schoneman of Lake Park, Iowa, and Kelly Schoneman of Ashton; sister-n-law, Doris Schoneman of Sibley, and other extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, George and Eugene Schoneman.

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