Harry P. Schoen, Jr.
Harry P. Schoen, Jr., (Lt Col Ret) peacefully died on Tuesday, Jan. 28.
While we are saddened to see him go, we are comforted to know that he is with our Lord and will be reunited with his wife Mary and his family.
Born in Hastings, Minn., on April 30, 1919, the fourth of seven children, he attended Drake Univ., prior to joining the Army in 1940. He served in Panama, and with the 70th Infantry Div. in Europe. He received the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge. He graduated from the University of Minn., and accepted a regular commission as an Officer. After a distinguished 32-year career, he "retired" to Tucson, returning to school to earn BS and MS Degrees in Accounting. He has four children and four grandchildren.