September 7, 2022
Amanda "Suzy" Leona Schoonmaker, 84, died on July 25, 2022. She was born in Litchfield, Ill., May 22, 1938, 10 minutes before twin brother Ted Chura. She grew up in Benld. At age 16, she moved to St. Louis, Mo., She graduated from Cleveland High School in 1956, received undergraduate from Washington University Phi Beta Kappa, and masters from UMSL. Suzy taught English, math, and choir at Woodlawn High School, math at Parkway South Jr. High and Lindbergh High School, then worked at McDonnell Douglas in Quality Productivity Improvement.
Survivors include two sons, Jim (Shari) Kassebaum of Ind...