Richard C. "Dick" Schoenebaum

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Richard C. "Dick" Schoenebaum
November 30, 1930 ~ September 14, 2016

Richard C. "Dick" Schoenebaum, at the age of 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, September 14, 2016 at Montrose Memorial Hospital.
Richard was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 30, 1930 to John H. and Helen (Werkmeister) Schoenebaum. He spent his childhood year in Norwood, Ohio where he graduated from Norwood High School in 1948. He then went in to the Air Force and was honorably discharged before attending and graduating from Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
On June 19, 1957 Richard was joined in marriage for a lifetime partnership with his love, Marilyn Marsh, in Cincinnati, Ohio. They were the parents of three children and shared 43 rich, wonderful years together.
The two moved to Ouray, Colorado in 1986 and were active members of the community. His beloved wife, Marilyn, Passed away November 15, 200.
Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Richard very much enjoyed history, family, travel, shooting and sports. He was a very passionate, generous and loving man.
Survivors, grateful to share in his life, include one son Karl Schoenebaum and wife Karen of Loveland, Ohio; two daughters, Lori and husband David Ficco of Ouray, Colorado and Mary and husband Dave Dobson of Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He had five grandchildren: Erica DeLong, Gina Rogerson, James Ficco, Karl and Scott Tucker; four great-grandchildren: Kenson, Greydyn and Karl Jr. Tucker and Charlotte DeLong. He also has one brother, Jack Schoenebaum; one niece, Barb Kent and one nephew, Erik Schoenebaum, all of Ouray, Colorado.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at St. Daniel's Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. with Father Nathaniel Foshage officiating. The service will conclude at the church and a private inurnment will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Ouray, Colorado.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Foundation in memory of Richard Schoenebaum.