Blake A. Schoenbeck
RANDOLPH - Blake Adam Schoenbeck, 42, of Church Street died unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at his home. He was born on Sept. 27, 1974, in Buffalo, New York, the son of Roger Schoenbeck and Lynda (Krebs) Schoenbeck. Blake graduated from Burlington High School in 1992 and later received an Associate's Degree in Engineering from Vermont Technical College in 1998. He previously worked for a number of CAD design companies in the area but had been working for New England Precision in Randolph for the last 10 years as their quality engineer and IT coordinator. Blake was a friend to everyone he met. He was kind, generous and full of life with a ready smile. From early on, he adopted and nurtured animals and people, always wanting to inject their lives with love and support. His humor and love of life was infectious and touched many lives. He enjoyed outdoor activities, including fishing, golfing and snowmobiling. The love of his life was his daughter, Sydney, age 8, with whom he spent many happy hours sharing his favorite activities. Survivors include his parents, Roger and Lynda Schoenbeck, of Waterbury Center, Vermont, and Waynesville, North Carolina; a sister, Alison Schoenbeck, of Berkeley, California; his ex-wife, Sarah McRae Thrasher, of Vershire, Vermont, and their daughter, Sydney McRae Schoenbeck, and his grandmother, Faith Krebs, of Getzville, New York; his companion, Danielle Peek, and her children, Ariana, Alex and Nevaeh, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Blake's grandparents, Richard and Shirley Schoenbeck, and Francis Krebs predeceased him. Calling hours will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at the Guare & Sons Funeral Home in Montpelier, Vermont. Additional services will be held at a later date. Those wishing to express online condolences, may do so at www.guareandsons.com . Memorial contributions may be made to Potters Angel Rescue in East Randolph, Vermont, or the Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund.
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