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Cody Schoenfelder

Cody Schoenfelder obituary photoCody Schoenfelder, age 19, of Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., died Saturday, August 10, 2013, while on duty in Washington, D.C.  His funeral services was at 10 AM Saturday, August 17th, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Rick Senner and Rev. Tom Christenson, officiating.  Burial was at Riverside Cemetery.  Military honors were conducted by the US Marine Honor Guard.    The family request memorials be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

Cody Scott Schoenfelder was born January 10, 1994, in Huron, South Dakota, to Nick and Gena (Gose) Schoenfelder.  He grew up on a farm southeast of Huron. He graduated from Huron High School in December 2011.

Cody enlisted in the United States Marines and attended Boot Camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego before training at the School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, California.  He then received BSC (Basic Security Guard) training at the Marine Corps Security Forces School in Chesapeake, Virginia.  Cody was assigned to the Guard Company Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. in October 2012, where he had been serving at the time of his death. 

Cody was baptized at the First Presbyterian Church, confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, and most recently attended Hope Lutheran Church. He participated in 4-H, baseball, wrestling, basketball, football, track and cross-country.  Cody especially enjoyed raising animals, adventuring, hunting, and fishing. 

Grateful for having shared in his life are his parents, Nick and Gena Schoenfelder of Huron; his sisters, Katie and Gracie Schoenfelder of Huron; his grandmother, Susan Gose of Huron; his great-grandmother, Betty Freeman of Huron; an aunt, Vanessa (Darren) Hoyer of Badger; an uncle, Sherman (Deena) Gose of Huron; cousins, Naomi Nelson of Sioux Falls, Miles (Christina) Nelson of Billings, Montana, Rachael Hoyer of Badger, and Reagan Francom, Connor Gose, Trent Francom, Bree  Gose and Brynn Gose all of Huron; a great-uncle, Lon (Vicky) Gose of Rapid City (who were like grandparents); and many other cousins, aunts and uncles. 

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, C. Darrell Gose and great-grandparents, George and LaIlda Gose and Edward Freeman.

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