Eugene “Gene” Schoon, age 82, of Big Lake, formerly of Cokato, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, while at home.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. at Historic Catholic Church of St. Michael (Alleluia Lutheran Church), 14 Main St N., St. Michael.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are preferred.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Eileen; brothers Alvin, Edwin, and Garry; and in-laws Louis and Cheryl.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Donna; children, Dwayne (Nancy), Kristin (Chuck) Stevenson, Verna (Thomas) Otto, Aaron (Matt) and Allison; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and two on the way; two great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Ken (Marlys), Elmer, Bernard (Lois), Gaylene, and Kathy (Alan); sisters-in-law Hilda Mary and Diane; and extended family and friends.