Robert I. Schloneger

Robert I. Schloneger, 82, of Goshen, Ind., died March 25, 2024. He was born April 17, 1941, in Louisville, Ohio to Irvin and Irene (Falb) Schloneger.

On June 8, 1963, he married Enid Miller in Smithville, Ohio. She survives, along with three sons, Craig (Ann) Schloneger of Lititz, Pa., Kevin (Lisa) Schloneger of Indianapolis and Mark (Sarah) Schloneger of Goshen; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Other survivors include sisters Sandra (Jim) Brenneman of Newburgh, Ind., and Faye (Marty) Brenneman of Orrville, Ohio; a brother, Keith (Bev) Schloneger of Dundee, Ohio; and a brother-in-law, Russ Hochstetler of Goshen.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Tricia Schloneger; a sister, Catherine Hochstetler; and a brother, David Schloneger.

He was a retired Mennonite pastor, teacher and mentor and had many hobbies and interests. He adored his wife and cherished time with his family. He was always happy to help others with his handyman skills.

He was a master wood turner and enjoyed turning with friends Sherm Kauffman and Marion Yoder. He also enjoyed working on other woodworking projects and playing and watching sports.

With Enid, Bob served two years with Mennonite Voluntary Service in Puerto Rico, and he volunteered with Meals on Wheels in his retirement. He was an active member of Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship in Goshen.

A memorial service was held March 30 at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship’s Outdoor Sanctuary Fund or Meals on Wheels, Goshen.

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