Joe Schon

MERCER Joe Schon, 95, Bismarck, formerly of Mercer, died Friday, May 3, 2013, in a Bismarck nursing home.

He was born Dec. 16, 1917, to William and Katherine Schon, in Butte. He was inducted into the Army Air Force in 1942 during World War II. He served in Alabama and in the South Pacific until 1945. He married Lorraine Gaub Jan. 8, 1948, near Mercer.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Patricia Liebersbach, Nekoma, Joel’l Neumiller. Stanton, Kathern Schon, Devils Lake; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Freida Spelevoy, Elsie Pieroni, Ann Fetzer and Ardella Schon; and brother, Albert.

Funeral: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mercer.

Burial: Tuesday, 2 p.m., North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan.

Visitation: Today, 6 to 8 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Mercer.