Randal B. Schoenherr, 55, of Canton, passed away on Saturday afternoon June 15, 2019, at his home in Canton.
A celebration of Randal’s life will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2019, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, where visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019. Burial will be at St. Peter Temple Hill Church Cemetery, rural Cascade.
Randal Benedict Schoenherr was born Jan. 21, 1964 in Maquoketa, to Rollie and Patricia (Bliss) Schoenherr. He was a 1982 graduate of Maquoketa Community High School. He married Jennifer Lynn Callahan on October 12, 1996 in Colfax. To this union a son Brett Roger was born.
Randal had owned and operated the Longbranch in Canton, for over 28 years. He also was a lifelong cattle and crop farmer.
Randal was a member of the Jackson County Cattlemen. He enjoyed camping, mushroom hunting, visiting with friends and neighbors, and going on vacations and 4-wheeling trips. He especially loved his family and always enjoyed being around them.
Those left to honor Randal’s memory include his wife, Jennifer Schoenherr, of Canton; a son Brett Schoenherr, of Canton; his mother and step-father, Patricia and Ron Shady, of Cincinnati; brothers Rodney (Becky Rasmussen) Schoenherr, of Maxwell, Oscar Schoenherr, of Monmouth and Dwight (Kathy) Schoenherr, of Cascade; sisters, Lucreca (Dennis) Houston, of Maquoketa, Lucinda (Rick) Turnis, of Cascade, Loretta Schoenherr, of Houma, LA, Tonya (Allan) Waller, of Bernard, Sheila (Reggie) Gillis, of Cedar Rapids and Patricia (John Montgomery) Schoenherr, of Mystic; many nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Mary Callahan, of Maquoketa; and Rollie’s special friend Jill Yousse.
He was preceded in death by his father Rollie; two sisters Valerie and Lynn; a brother Rollie; and his father-in-law Roger Callahan.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Randal B. Schoenherr memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.