Harold Henry Schonmeier

Au Gres, Michigan
June 2, 1932 - August 7, 2020

Visitations

Visitation for Harold will take place Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Michigan Avenue, Au Gres, Michigan 48703.

Service Location

Sims Whitney Township Cemetery

Services

Graveside ceremony with military honors for Harold will take place Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at Sims Whitney Township Cemetery in Au Gres, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Harold Henry Schonmeier passed away suddenly at his home August 7, 2020. He was born June 2, 1932 to Henry and Mollie (Huber) Schonmeier. Harold was born and raised on the farm. After graduating from Au Gres High School, he worked with his father on the farm until he was drafted to the United States Army on December 5, 1952. Harold was shipped to Korea where he became a Sergeant. He was honorably discharged September 29, 1954. When he came home, he met Leah Joyce Shaffer of Turner, Michigan and they married May 25, 1957. Together they took over his parents' farm and had two children, Lori Ann and Harold Jr. Harold lived in the same home he was born in and quietly passed to be with the Lord.
Harold is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Leah; daughter, Lori Ann Schonmeier; son, Harold (Jeannie) Schonmeier, Jr; sister, Violet Lincoln and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Harold will take place Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Michigan Avenue, Au Gres, Michigan 48703. Graveside ceremony with military honors will be conducted by Gerald Swartz at Sims Whitney Township Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of your choice in memory of Harold. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of your choice in memory of Harold.

Cemetery

Sims Whitney Township Cemetery, Au Gres, Michigan

Condolences

Sending my love and prayers to you Aunt Leah, Lori and Harold Jr.. Harold Sr. was a great man and I know will be missed always. Love you much, Caryn
— Caryn Schutte
Aunt Leah, Lori and Harold Jr. Please know that we love you and we are praying that the Lord will sustain you during this difficult time. That he will touch your heartache and the grief that presses in.

Love, Rhonda, Dennis and Namman and families
— Rhonda Sykes
Sending our sincere condolences and prayers Leah, Lori, Harold Jr. and Jeannie during this very difficult time. May your strength come the good Lord above and help sustain your in your grieving. God Bless each of you.
— Janet Freehling and Vickie Sheeder
Sending condolences to Violet and Harold’s extended family. I have fond memories of growing up in Au Gres and the friendship our parents shared. Remember Harold working on the farm with your dad. Good times shared with our families. So sorry for your loss.
— Barbara Weigandt English

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