Billie Jean Schoenberger

April 30, 1930 ~ May 5, 2020 (age 90)


Billie Jean (Berensen) Schoenberger

Billie Jean (Berensen) Schoenberger passed away at the age of 90 on Tuesday. May 5, 2020 in Vernal, UT

at the Uintah Care Center.

Billie was born in Kenilworth, UT April 30, 1930 to her parents, James Henry and Venice (Nelson) Berensen

and was one of fifteen children.

She married Albert Eugene Schoenberger from Helper, UT on June 10, 1950. They had five children:

Bernadette, Michael, Carl, Theresa, and Jim. They spent many years raising their children in Albuquerque, NM

and later moved to Vernal, UT.

Billie Jean was first and foremost a servant of God and an active member of the Vernal Church of Christ.

She was completely devoted to the Lord, her husband, family, friends, and brethren.

Her interests were homemaking, gardening, crafts, crocheting, and baking. She was best known for her

famous sugar cookies. She diligently studied her bible every morning. In her younger years she loved to bowl.

She also played solitaire but never turned down a challenge of war or slapjack with her grandchildren.

Billie is survived by four children: Bernadette Harrison (Rocky), Carl (Vanita), Theresa Clark (Clayton), and

Jim as well as 3 brothers and 3 sisters and 19 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 12 great great


She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Eugene Schoenberger, her son Michael who passed away

a few days after his birth, her parents James Henry and Venice (Nelson) Berensen, 5 brothers, and 3 sisters.




The memorial service will be held in Vernal, UT at Blackburn & Son’s Mortuary, 15 E 100 N on

June 27, 2020, at 1:00 pm, with a luncheon to follow at the Vernal Church of Christ, 3970 S 2500 E.

There is no graveside service. Her ashes will be released at a later date per her wishes.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Billie Jean Schoenberger, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
June 27, 2020

1:00 PM
Blackburn & Sons Vernal Mortuary
15 East 100 North
Vernal, UT 84078
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins

© 2020 Blackburn & Sons Vernal Mortuary and Cremation Care. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA