Dorothy M. Schanuel


Dorothy M. Schanuel, nee Buenger, 77, of Smithton, IL, born Friday, May 13, 1932, in Granite City, IL, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Freeburg Care Center.

Mrs. Schanuel was a retired cook for Freeburg High School. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ - Freeburg and Al Sihah Temple #29 Daughters of the Nile. She was an avid Cardinal baseball fan and loved to spend time with her grand kids.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Dale R. Schanuel
  • Parents: George and Mildred nee Winkleman, Buenger
  • Son: Myron Schanuel
  • Sister: Wilma Woodring
  • Brother-in-Law: Virgil Klueter
  • Grandson: Brian Schanuel
  • Step-Grandson: Bryan McBride

Surviving are her:

  • Sons
    • Michael W. (Cheryl) Schanuel of New Athens, IL
    • Mark J. (Connie) Schanuel of Smithton, IL
  • Sisters
    • Eileen Klueter of Edwardsville, IL
    • June (Roland) Ahlmeyer of Marine, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Nicole Schanuel (Friend: Tony Mulholland)
    • Andrew Schanuel
    • Madison Schanuel
    • Mallory Schanuel
    • Chloe Schanuel
  • Great-Grandchild: Bryanne McBride
  • Daughter-in-Law: Carol Schanuel of Smithton, IL
  • Brother-in-Law: George Woodring of Foristell, MO
  • Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. Paul's United Church of Christ - Freeburg or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl Crecelius officiating. Interment will follow at Caseyville City Cemetery, Caseyville, IL.



Condolences left for Dorothy M. Schanuel:

    Mark & Connie,
    May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
    Jim & Jana

    Jim & Jana Luden Caseyville IL 62232

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Luke & Cindy Schutzenhofer Saint Louis Mo 63116

    We extend our sympathy to your family and keep you in our prayers. Homer & Susan Henke

    Homer & Susan Henke Moro IL 62067

    We are very sorry for your loss & are keeping you in our prayers.

    Virgil & Jolene Becker & Family Smithton IL 62285