Clara Jean (Burns) Schoenke

Born: Sat., Oct. 2, 1926
Died: Sun., Mar. 12, 2017


3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Mar. 15, 2017
Location: Walker Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Mar. 16, 2017
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Clara Jean Granny Schoenke, age 90, of Winchester, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, March 12, 2017 with her family by her side.

She was born on October 2, 1926 in Logansport to Frank and Rosa (Whiteman) Burns.  She attended Logansport High School and was the office manager at Dixies Dance Studio in Winchester for 30 years.  She loved her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and all the dance students and parents.  She also loved fishing and traveling with her husband, Jack.

Survivors include her daughter, Dixie (Dallas) Osting of Winchester; four grandchildren, J.W. Osting (Brady), Wendi (Marty) Cross, Shane Osting and Kyle Osting; four great grandchildren, Brittany Leaver, Jaylei Osting, Lillian Cross and Landan Cross.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 58 ½ years, Jack A. Schoenke; her son, Kenneth A. Schoenke; four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Walker Funeral Home in Winchester with Pastor Danny Hines officiating.  Burial will follow in Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.

Friends and relatives may call from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association or State of the Heart Hospice, with envelopes available at the funeral home. 

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Theresa Miller
   Posted Mon March 13, 2017
Dixie and family,
So sorry of the passing of Granny, she was one special lady. She will be missed. I will cherish the times that I spent with her at the dance studio, she made you feel like you were part of her family. She can now rest and be with Grandpa.
Bless all of you,

Chris Watkins
   Posted Mon March 13, 2017
What a grand lady. So many wonderful memories. My sympathy to all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

rp manson & diana
   Posted Mon March 13, 2017
to the osting family terribly sorry for your loss

Sally Thornburg Grenz
   Posted Sun March 19, 2017
My prayers for you and family at this time of grief, with the passing of your mother. Keep all the wonderful memories close at hand!