Joel Ivan Schoenberger
Joel Ivan Schoenberger, of Buras, LA, passed away on January 23, 2019 at the age of 49. He was the son of Morris “Maurice” Ivan Schoenberger, Jr. and Marlene Acosta Schoenbeger. A graduate of Buras High School Class of 1987, he also served his country while actively enlisted in the United States Navy for 4 years. Through his Naval experience he became an Able Seaman - Unlimited. While stationed in Norfolk, VA, he became a member of the First United Pentecostal Church where he attended until returning to Buras in 2005. Once he was back in Louisiana, he joined the Pentecostals of Marrero where he was faithful to study the Bible and spend time in daily prayer. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Morris Ivan Schoenbeger, Sr., Ursula Schoenberger, Richard Acosta and Louise Acosta. He is survived by brother Scott Schoenberger of Chalmette; sister Michelle Schoenberger (Daniel) of Marrero; niece Mallory Smith; nephew Tony “T.J.” Smith, Jr.; and great-nephew Blake LeCompte. A visitation and funeral service was held at Mothe Funeral Home 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA on January 31, 2019. Mothe Funeral Home handled the arrangements.