Marcella Schoener, age 83, passed away Nov. 24, 2020, at her home in Taylor.
Marcella was born April 24, 1937, in Laredo, to Hattie A. (Krueger) and Richard R Schoener.
She graduated from Taylor High School in 1955 and went to work at Montgomery Ward in 1956. In 1973, she became the first woman store controller for the company in the United States.
She retired in 1984 and went to college. She received her AA degree from Victoria College in 1986, and her BS from the University of Texas-Austin in 1989. The next 11 years she taught middle school English in Lexington and retired again in May 2001.
Marcella was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in the Sandoval community, Xi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Williamson County Retired Teachers and Taylor Conservation and Historical Society. She loved reading, family genealogy (Krueger, Mueller, Schoener and Galler) and yard work.
Marcella was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, James and Allen Schoener; sisters, Virginia Prince and Anna Garcia; sister-in-law, Irene Schoener; brothers-in-law, Leonard Humes and Donald Prince; nieces, April Waite and Laura Humes; nephew, Don A. Prince; and great-nieces Ariel and Natalia Waite.
She is survived by brother, Herman Schoener, of Belleville, Illinois; sister, Joyce Humes of San Antonio; nieces and nephews, Hattie McGrew, Sharon Thornton, Lenny (Pat) Humes, Debra (Larry) Maldonado, Sandra (Kip) Wade, Kathy (Charlie) Calhoun, Howard Prince, Christy (Mohammed Khalil) Schoener, Richard H (Ying) Schoener, Robert (Amy) Schoener, Rene (Jason Stewart) Garcia Jr. and Aaron Garcia; great-nieces and nephews, Kerry and David McGrew, Heather Lewis, Kyle Thornton, Jason (Shirley) Humes, Brandon Humes, Julia Braswell, Greg (Shana) Braswell, Kathy (EJ) Villarreal, Scott Torres, Justin (Jennifer) Torres, Lorenzo (Tara) Maldonado, Danielle Maldonado, Ryan Maldonado, Jean-Luc (Megan) Wade, Chloe Humes-Salinas, Natasha Wade, Remy Wade, Dakota Wade, Christopher Calhoun, Kristyn (Aaron) Ray, Yousef and Laith Khalil and Denali, Jackson and Lucas Schoener; and great great nieces and nephews, Aundre and Ines Villegas, Ian, Caleb and Sadie Humes, Mackenzie Ard-Humes, Dylan Carter, Jacob and Jocelyn Irvin, Jorge and Stella Villarreal, Carter and Clayton Braswell, Jacob, Alyssa, Annabelle and Jemma Torres, Lorence and Lorelei Maldonado and Caroline and Noah Wade.
There will be a visitation Sunday, Nov. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home in Taylor. A graveside service will be held on Monday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Sandoval. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home in Taylor.