.More sad news. John Lorimer advised me of classmate Bill Schoeneberg’s recent passing.
Mr. William “Billy” Schoeneberg
January 20, 1940 – December 17, 2017
Schoeneberg, William Edwin, age 77, of Waterford, passed away Sunday, December
17, 2017 at Froedtert Memorial Hospital in Milwaukee. Billy (Papa) was born in
Madison, Wisconsin on January 22, 1940, the son of Edwin and Katherine (nee. Bleiler)
Schoeneberg. A graduate of Madison West High, Bill earnedhis Bachelor’s degree in
Education from UW-Whitewater, and his Master’s in Business Administration from UWMadison.
His distinguished teaching career began at D.C. Everest High School in
Wausau, WI, and continued for 37 years at St. Francis High School, St. Francis, WI.
On July 21, 1990 he married “T” (Mary) Derby (nee. Spagnoletti) in South Milwaukee,
and later moved to Wind Lake where they spent 18 years enjoying life on the lake.
Billy and “T” were true loving companions who enjoyed the outdoors, and of course,
golfing in Arizona. He loved his accordion, books, and playing cards with his friends,
always being the happy, gentle, loving person he was.
Bill is survived by his loving wife “T”, Children: Martha(Ben) O’Toole, London,
England; Dan(Sarah) Schoeneberg, Glenview, Illinois; Grandchildren: Grace
Schoeneberg and Sam O’Toole; Step-Children: Aaron Derby, Plymouth, WI, Sean Derby,
Cudahy, WI and Sydne(Tim) Trapp, Madison, WI; Step-grandchildren: Marley and Macey
Trapp; Mother-in-law: Donna Spagnoletti, Eau Claire, WI, Sisters-in-law and brothers-inlaw:
Daryl “Corky” (Barb) Spagnoletti, Gari (Judith) Spagnoletti, Diane(Dave) Hennig,
Jim (Bev) Spagnoletti and Tom (Joan) Spagnoletti. He is further survived by many
relatives and friends.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 2-4 PM at
Norway Lutheran Church, 6321 Heg Park Road, Wind Lake, Wisconsin 53185. Services
will begin at 4:00 PM with a light lunch to follow. Inurnment will be at Wauneka
Cemetery in Elk Mound, WI. In lieu of floral expressions of sympathy, memorials are
suggested to Norway Lutheran Church Building Fund or to the family to donate to Bill’s
Mealy Funeral Home
225 West Main Street
Waterford, Wisconsin 53185