In Memory of

Beverly A. Schoon

November 23, 1933 - June 22, 2022
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Beverly A. Schoon 88, formerly of Rockwell City and Twin Lakes, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Arbor Springs of West Des Moines.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Denise Berns officiating.  Burial will be at Union Cemetery, Pomeroy.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 24, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.  Memorials may be left to St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church.

     Beverly is survived by her son Dr. Jeffrey (Susan) Schoon of Waukee; daughter Leann (John) Swartzendruber of Waterloo; grandchildren, Brittania Schoon of West Des Moines, Travis (fiancé Jennifer) Swartzendruber of Waukee, and Hannah Swartzendruber of Waterloo.  She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Schoon; her father Carl Babb; mother Anna (Sage) Boget; and stepfather Carl Boget;

     Beverly Ann Babb was born November 23, 1933 at Des Moines, Iowa.  Beverly attended Jolley Schools until moving with her family in 1947 to Des Moines where she graduated from Woodside School.  Beverly furthered her education and graduated from Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls in 1954 and later Buena Vista University.  On November 25, 1954 she was united in marriage to Charles Schoon.  Beverly taught schools in Manson, Rockwell City and Lytton, until her retirement.  Charles passed away in 2014.  Member of St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, numerous Church committees, and Twin Lakes Golf Club. 

Funeral Services
1:00 p.m. - Saturday
June 25, 2022
St. Paul's Lutheran & Presbyterian Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Pastor Denise Berns
Travis Swartzendruber
Brittania Schoon
Hannah Swartzendruber
John Swartzendruber
Tom Hildreth
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Friday
June 24, 2022
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa
Organist - Rachel Miller
Union Cemetery
Pomeroy, Iowa


Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 2:39 PM
“So many many family memories with your family !!!! I will always be grateful to have been raised in RC for the time we were and ALL the wonderful people!!!!! ”
- Janelle ( Kraus) Nesbitt

Friday, June 24, 2022 at 8:23 PM
“I hope all of you will find comfort in knowing Bev is now resting in peace. She was a good friend and I have many fond memories of the good times we shared when in Az as well as RC. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. Maureen
- Maureen Hobart

Friday, June 24, 2022 at 8:03 PM
“The Schoons were great neighbors to my mom and dad. My heartfelt sympathy to the family. Delva (True) Santee”
- Delva (True) Santee

Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 6:26 PM
“My deepest sympathy to you Jeff and Leanne. Thoughts and prayers.”
- Randy Gray

Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 1:53 PM
“Bev was a teacher for all 3 of our children, & a great one at that! Loved her as a friend, neighbor in Rockwell City, & excellent bridge partner! Missed her when she moved! Sending love & prayers to her children & family. Fran Lawson”
- Fran Lawson

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