Gerald Wayne Schoenemann, 62 of Bunker Hill, died at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO on Saturday, April 24, 2021. He was born on February 22, 1959, in Staunton to Henry William Schoenemann and Leona Marie (Gerke) Schoenemann.
Gerald had worked as a sawyer and master carpenter. He was the pillar of his farm community. Gerald had served as the mayor for Dorchester. He was also very involved with the Bunker Hill High School FFA.
He is survived by his companion, Janell Cherry; children, Misty Veschak, Kimberly Cherry Vogt, and David Cherry; grandchildren, Ethaniel Cherry, Jaedyn Cherry, McKenna Cherry, Jonathan Vogt, and Helena Vogt; and siblings, Gary Schoenemann, Shirley Schmidt and Sharon Alexander.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill. COVID 19 guidelines will be followed including mandatory masks. Memorials are suggested to Bunker Hill High School FFA. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.