In Memory of

Denton W. Schoenbaum

January 9, 1966 - July 5, 2020
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Denton W. Schoenbaum 54, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  A Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.  Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

     Denton is survived by his children, Dan (Andrea) Schoenbaum of Dunnell, MN, Amber (Mike) Maloney of Rockwell City, Tyler (Misty) Sease of Rockwell City, Denise (Zach Jensen) Schoenbaum of Hartley, and Shelby (Christian Campbell) Sease of Rockwell City; 12 grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Joyce Archer Schoenbaum; and sister Judy Schoenbaum Boyce.

     Denton William Schoenbaum was born January 9, 1966 at Lake City, Iowa.  He graduated from Rockwell City High School, with the Class of 1984.  In 1985, Denton graduated from Des Moines Area Community College with a Diesel Mechanics degree.  On May 1, 1993 he was united in marriage to Janiece Daisy and the couple later divorced.  Denton worked for VanScoy Trucking for many years.  In 1998, he owned and operated Schoenbaum Trucking.  Denton loved his children and grandchildren and enjoyed trucking and motorcycles.

4:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Thursday
July 9, 2020
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa


Friday, July 10, 2020 at 11:07 AM
“You will be missed buddy especially that little smile everytime one or the other came in. The shit given back and forth. R.I.P. Denton it won't be the same without you. Prayers for your family!”
- Roxanne Lowe

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:42 PM
“Your wings were ready.....Our hearts were not....... Fly high Denton and until we meet again, know that you are loved and missed!”
- Mona & Kris Miller

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7:50 PM
“To Dentons family, many many prayers go out to you. Denton was a great person, he will be missed! R.I.P. my friend ”
- Dorthy Heilman

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7:47 PM
“You will never be forgotten, brother! Rest in peace.

Mary and Doug Pickering (sister)”
- Mary Pickering

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:32 PM
“We will all at Hutch cafe miss seeing you and prayers are with all your family and friends. ”
- Larry and Marilyn Mahler

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 12:25 PM
“Our sympathy to the family. Denton was very special to us. We always enjoyed spending time with him. He will hold a special place in our hearts. Roger and Ginny”
- Rogerandginny thayer

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:55 AM
“Our sympathy we send to Denny's family. We will miss seeing you at Hutches cafe. He never knew a stranger and was always right there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Have a safe trip to Heaven and tell Bill and Joyce "hi " from us. We will miss you!!!!!
- Tom & Paulette Fogerty

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9:48 AM
“We are deeply sad to hear. Super nice person and hard worker. Our sympathies go out to his family and close friends *”
- Steve and Becky Glimsdal (S&R Trucking)

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9:04 AM
“Sorry to hear of your loss. We know he will be greatly missed. Wish we could be there tonight but work prevents it. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
- Dwaine and Melinda Simonsen

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:54 PM
“Rest in peace Denton, you will be missed for sure. You were one of the friendliest, hard working guy that always had a smile. Heaven gained an angel for sure!”
- Dianna Shivers Porter

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:42 PM
“Denton, will miss you at Sturgis and at Jimmys party, love u man, fly high, till we meet again ”
- Phillip Kelly

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:20 PM
“Schoney, where do I begin. We were friends for many many years. Never forget you n VanScoy boys filling my mailbox with corncobs, all the trucking stories, you helping me work on my semi and the many miles we traveled together. You were one of the kindest genuine person and would do anything to help a person out! Fly high up there and watch over your family and friends who deeply miss you and your contagious smile🥰. ”
- Christy Jaeschke

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 8:04 PM
“Denton was such a hard worker. He got that from his folks. Condolences to his kids and loved ones.”
- Patrick Powers

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7:56 PM
“My family and I were there when you had your accident. We will forever have all of you in our prayers. ”
- Melissa Siebersma

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:53 PM
“I will miss you honking when you went past my work, or stopping in just to say hi. One of your friends in Waterloo.”
- Joan HenningsLLP

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:20 PM
“ I said a prayer as I drove by the accident. Prayers to you all as I've been thinking of you! ”
- Juli Hosman

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10:30 AM
“RIP Denton, you are a great man! Will miss the late night conversations hauling ammonia, always fun to talk to!! Thoughts & prayers with your family!! ”
- Travis Throckmorton

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:52 AM
“I send my condolences. It is always tough to lose someone close to you, however especially so when they leave this world unexpectedly at such an early age. Love and hugs, Tanya”
- Tanya Pyle

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 8:56 PM
“I will miss u forever. I were such a good friend. I will always hold a special place in my heart.”
- Kris Jones

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 8:41 PM
“Prayers to the family. Rest in Peace, Denton. ”
- Karen Nicholson-Shields

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:55 PM
“Schoney was a great guy and friend. He will really be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. RIP Schoney”
- Tim and Vicky Lonergan

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 6:49 PM
“Lots of memories and good times.
Not many out there share the values and personality you had.
Deepest sympathies to the family.
Rip my easy.”
- Matt Henry

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 3:51 PM
“Mike and I send our sympathies and prayers to the family . So sorry for your loss ! ”
- Tess and Mike Sittig

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 2:19 PM
“To the guy that would give ya the shirt right off his back! We’re gonna miss ya brother!! My deepest sympathy to your family. RIP”
- Doug Conover

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 1:38 PM
“Rest In Peace Denton. My condolences to your family.”
- Leonissa Cole-Williams

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 1:27 PM
“Denton was such a great friend and will be missed by all.”
- Marsha Berner

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 11:48 AM
“Hardworking, honest, caring, great personality, dear friend are just a few of Denton's great qualities. Heaven certainly gained one heck of a guy! Impossible to fill his shoes back here on earth. You will be greatly missed Denton!! ”
- Donna Hacker

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 11:03 AM
“Heaven's gain is our earthly loss....such a great man. My life was blessed with his friendship....thoughts and prayers to all his family & friends.”
- Dalene Davies-Smoot

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:29 AM
“Denton, you will be missed.
I'll never forget the all night phone conversations during ammonia seasons.
- Louie Lynch

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 12:07 AM
“Rest In Peace Denton! Condolences to your family at this difficult time. ”
- Janet Kocour Martin

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 11:30 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are for each of you during this difficult time.”
- Jo and Scott R

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:15 PM
“Denton...what a neighbor you were! Always had a laugh or smile..and one of the few that called Ger "Mac" will be missed and you made the world shine brighter! ”
- Gerri & Jane McCurdy

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7:23 PM
“We are deeply saddened by losing such a great friend. Ed and I will miss seeing you and talking to you when you come through. Love You and we will see you again my friend.”
- Ed and Hope Winter

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:59 PM
“My Deepest Sympathy goes out to your family, Denton Will be greatly missed, enough your memories of each other
Laura Dischler Rodriguez ”
- Laura Rodriguez

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:37 PM
“Rest In Peace Uncle Denton, you will forever be in our hearts and memories will be cherished forever. ”
- Correna Boyce, Amanda Evans, Emily Meier

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM
“You my friend were taken from us way to soon. Forever in my heart. You were a great msn and an amazing friend. 💔❤️🙏🏼”
- Dawn Petersen

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:18 PM
“Denton you will be missed. Enjoyed our rides.
Love you Brother. ”
- Dan Ridgway

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:08 PM
“Rest in peace Great Uncle Denny. Youll be missed ”
- Sarah Butler (Chris Daisy's oldest daughter)

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6:00 PM
“My heart is broke. I will forever cherish our memories. My condolences to your family. ”
- Danielle Boehler

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5:24 PM
“We are so, so sorry for the lose of Denton. He was a super neighbor who would do anything for us. We are going to miss him coming over and grilling with us. Hope the memories you all have of him will see you through this sad time. 🙏🙏”
- Martin &Peg Hildreth

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4:45 PM
“R.I.P Denton, sending prayers to the family. So sorry to hear this. He will be missed.”
- Tina Williams

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4:45 PM
“Rest In Peace fly high friend. ”
- Shannon Carlson

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4:39 PM
“I have many memories with this very special person. He was always a phone call or text away. I'll never forget our trip to Sturgis, the concerts, of course the ice cream runs and many years of other adventures. I will miss the words " I hear ya" and "whatcha up to". Rest in Peace my friend. Prayers to all the family for comfort, at this heartbreaking time.”
- Theresa Knowles

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4:09 PM
“Denise- we are thinking of you and your family. Prayers go to you all. Our condolences.”
- Tom and Wilma Plummer, Jacob O’Tool

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3:51 PM
“You will be missed by all Denton. I'm so greatful to have called you friend. Also, my condolences to the family, love and prayers to you all through this difficult time. ❤”
- Tracy 'Featherfoot' Cooper

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3:48 PM
“Rest on easy wings my friend you will be missed by way too many”
- Mike Juhl

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3:42 PM
“Rest In Peace, Denton. Prayers are with your family as they navigate a very different life.🙏”
- Karen Johnson-Welling

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3:27 PM
“RIP my friend till we meet again”
- Dean Wirtz

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3:15 PM
“Rest In Peace Shoney. Gonna Miss Ya Brother.

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3:11 PM
“Sympathies go out to all of you through this terrible loss. Denton was a great guy”
- Marilyn Thompson

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 2:16 PM
“You will be missed my friend, I'm going to miss those talks in the shop. RIP Friend”
- Todd Richardson

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12:47 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Gary Geisinger

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12:19 PM
“Ride on in heaven!”
- Mark (Farrider) Hash

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:03 AM
“So very sad we have lost a friend with one of biggest hearts ever.......”
- Jeanette Magee

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8:11 AM
“Rest In Peace young man Rest In Peace ”
- Charlie “tuna” Schnirring

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