John Edward Schone

September 5, 1931 ~ February 8, 2014

John Edward Schone, 82, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Feb. 8, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, NY to John and Lillian (Murphy) Schone, the oldest of seven children.
John served in the Navy for 23 years and was president of the Portland, OR VFW #81.
Survivors include his daughter, Catherine Schone; two sons, John M. Schone and James E. Schone; three granddaughters, Susan Schone (also his caregiver), Patricia Schone and Madison Schone; two great-grandchildren, Brenndon J. Schone and Aiyana M. Jones; five step- children; and many step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Dennis; first wife, Barbara Susan; and second wife, Lois Jean.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sun., March 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the VFW Post #7824, 400 N. Andresen Road, Vancouver, WA, reception to follow.
Please sign his guest book at:


Published in The Columbian on Mar. 1, 2014