Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Joe's Place's Sharon Schmale Passes At 74
Sharon K. Schmale, 74, of Dorchester, passed away yesterday, Feb. 23, at Warren Memorial Hospital in Friend.
She was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Exeter. Sharon married Dwayne Schmale on Oct. 13, 1984. For many years, Sharon worked at her stepfather’s famous bar/restaurant in Dorchester, “Joe’s Place.” In 1984, Dwayne purchased the bar, and he and Sharon continued to work there for another two decades.
Survivors include her husband, Dwayne Schmale; stepson Jeff (Nicki) Schmale; sister-in-law, Loretta (Robert) Powell; aunt, Tillie Soukup; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Shirley and Joe Ladman; mother-in-law, Mary Hartog.
Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, at Kuncl Funeral Home in Crete. Rev. Roger Wolfe will officiate the service. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Kuncl Funeral Home.
Interment at Dorchester Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Capital Humane Society.
Private condolences may be left here.