Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Schoning, 79 of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Thursday, March 1, 2007 at First Christian Church of Spencer. Rev. Cheri Gelner will officiate the service.
Casket bearers will be Stacy Krieger, Jeff Clark, Eric Krieger, Mitch Baschke, Kyle Strand, Ryan Clark, Melissa Baschke and Kelly Russell.
Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer.
Betty passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at Spencer Hospital.
Betty Louise Schoning, the daughter of Roy Gloyd and Luella Abbie Lanphear Gillespie, was born Jan. 10, 1928, in Lake Township. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School.
Betty married Virgil Frank Schoning on June 14, 1947, in South Sioux City, Neb. After their marriage, they made their home in Spencer where Betty enjoyed being a loving wife, mother and homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Virgil in 1997; four sisters and two brothers.
Betty is survived by her three daughters: Cindy Krieger and her husband, Frank, Rita Strand and her husband, Roger and Dana Clark and her husband, Wayne -- all of Spencer; seven grandchildren; eight-great- grandchildren; and one sister, Bonnie Boers of California.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.