Dean H. "Red" Schoof, 85 of Minonk passed away at 5:40 a.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2020 at Flanagan Rehabilitation Center, Flanagan, Il Dean was born May 24, 1935 at Spring Valley, IL a son of Fred and LaVerne Gumble Schoof. He married Lucille Miller on January 22, 1971 at Ottawa, IL. She died March 21, 2005.
Dean is survived by his brothers, Ronald (Susan) Schoof, Lacon, Kenneth (Cindy) Schoof, Princeton; 6 children, Lawrence (Elsie) Bromley, Hot Springs, Ark, Russell (Beverly) Marsack, DeFuniak,FL, Carl Masack, Minonk, iL, Frank (Cindy) Marsack, Orange, TX, Kathryn (Dan) Parsons, Peoria, AZ and Christine (Tom) Palmore, Minonk,IL.
Also surviving are his 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother Gene and eldest brother Willis.
Dean was a wonderful husband, friend and dad. He drove a semi most of his life and was a very hard worker. He loved to walk, talk, smile and visit with friends and neighbors.
Graveside services will be on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Rutland Cemetery. Pastor James O. Wolfe III will officiate. Ruestman Harris Funeral Home, Minonk is assisting his family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions in his honor may be directed to The Ark Humane Society, 477 State Rt. 26, Lacon, IL 61540.
Online tributes and condolences may be made to his family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.