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Sara Schonbok

Sara Louise Schonbok

September 15th, 1959 - January 13th, 2022

Sara's Obituary

Sara Louise Schonbok, 62, of Dowagiac, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children, on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in St. Joseph.

Sara was born September 15, 1959 in Rensselaer, IN to Roby and Margaret (Shide) Goad. Sara worked at Dowagiac Cleaners for 29 years as a seamstress. She and her husband, Jeffrey, also enjoyed bowling. They spent lots of time operating and working at bowling alleys as well as running and participating in numerous leagues. Sara was currently the president of her bowling league. She was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 933 in Dowagiac. But most importantly, she will be remembered by her family for her love of food and cooking; always sharing and chatting about recipes. She will be dearly missed, especially her grandchildren, who were the life of her life.

Sara is survived by her children, Kyle (Rickelle) Schonbok, Carrie (Jason) Little, and Gregory Schonbok; her grandchildren, Roby and Elaine Schonbok and Nevaeh and Noah Little; her siblings, Tom, John, Mary (Walt) and Mike (Tina); and her sister-in-law, Debra.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeffrey Schonbok; her daughter, Nicole Schonbok; her siblings, Elizabeth (the late Ron) and Fred; her parents; and her brother-in-law, Douglas.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1pm, Sunday, January 23, 2022 at the Moose Lodge, 54867 M-51, Dowagiac. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.

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