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Kenneth E. Schanie

June 3rd, 1926 - September 8th, 2019

09/12/2019 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
1350 Millville Ave
Hamilton OH, 45013
Funeral Service: 
09/13/2019 at 10:30 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1285 Main St.
Hamilton OH, 45013

Schanie, Kenneth Edwin

Age 93 of Hamilton, Ohio passed away peacefully at home with his son Thomas, and partner Adam, at his side on September 8, 2019 after a long decline due to Alzheimer’s.  He was born in Hamilton, Ohio on June 3, 1926, the son of Ernest W. (1891-1972) and Mildred E. (Nicholson 1900-1983) Schanie.

Kenneth had six brothers and six sisters:  Julia (1914-2001), Rose Lillian Harding (1916-2000), Joseph (1923-1929), Jack (1925-1929), Betty Rossi (1929-1996), Ernest Jr. (1931-2012), Mildred Jean Singleton (1933-1970), John (1935-2005), Harold (1937), Jeanette Barnes (1939), Delano (1940), Gloria (1942-2006).

Kenneth married Marilyn Louise (Hulshult 1930-2004) on June 26, 1948 and they had one son Thomas (1962).

Kenneth is survived by his son Thomas Schanie, friends Adam Theele and Alvin Adkins, sister Jeanette (Earnest) Barnes, and brothers Harold Schanie and Delano (Winifred) Schanie.

Kenneth enjoyed fishing, playing the organ, and was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. He worked at Monsanto and he and his wife owned Marilyn’s Shoppe in Hamilton, Ohio.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:30 am at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1285 Main St., Hamilton, Ohio with Pastor Kevin Jud officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the Brown Dawson Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, or the charity of donor’s choice.


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Carol Skala

Hi Tom, Joe and I were sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Your mom and dad were wonderful people. Your mom would always bring a present for the girls and they still remember that. Our sympathy in your loss. Joe and Carol Skala

Jerry & Linda Oberdorf

Tom, Linda and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom and dad hold some great memories in our hearts during those days when Linda worked at Marilyn's Shoppe. Our prayers are with you. Linda and I will be out of town and not able to attend the services, but our thoughts are with you.

Stanley Garber

Tom. Please except my sincere condolences regarding the passing of your father. The attention and love you gave him will help bring you closure and peace.