Madge Schueneman

Madge Madeline (Cole) Schueneman, 87, of Udall, passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the Glen Carr House in Derby.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Smith Mortuary in Mulvane, with Pastor Jon Shellenberger officiating. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Burial is in El Paso Cemaetery in Derby.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial can be made to Cowley County Fire District 4 or Udall United Methodist Church. Contributions can be left in care of Smith Mortuary, 501 S.E. Louis Blvd., Mulvane, KS 67110.

Madge was born Feb. 20, 1932, in Arkansas, the daughter of George and Myrtle (Bullinger) Cole. She graduated from Udall High School in 1949 and went on to pursue a teaching degree. 

Madge married Paul Frank Schueneman on Sept. 29, 1950, and began a marriage that lasted 69 years. Madge was a homemaker and farm wife, pitching in wherever necessary to support the farming and dairy operations, as well as managing the household. Madge kept the home fires burning while Paul and Donnie tended to the farm. Visitors to the farm were always greeted with an unforgettable smile and Madge’s beautiful blue eyes. She was a longtime member of Udall United Methodist Church and the Udall community.

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, and one son, Frank G. Schueneman.

In addition to her husband, Madge is survived by one son, Donald Karl Schueneman; three brothers, Leroy and wife, Jeanett, of Wellington, Jerry and wife, Carol, of Belle Plaine, and David, of Colorado Springs; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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