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Harold F. (Hal) Schoenborn

Harold Schoenborn 112719 onlineHarold F. (Hal) Schoenborn,age 92, passed away peacefully among family on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Formerly of Hebron North Dakota he had resided in Los Altos California since 1962. Born on November 8, 1927, in Hensel North Dakota to Mary Anna (Mayme) and William Schoenborn , Harold grew up in Hebron North Dakota and graduated from Hebron high in 1945. After attending the Wahpeton state school of science, He joined the Air Force in 1946 and became a radio operator on the B-17 flying Fortress. Following his service he graduated from Spartan school of Aeronautics, worked as an aircraft mechanic for Frontier Airlines, began as a flight engineer for United Airlines in 1951. He Married Liane Crawford in 1954 and had a 44 year career as a pilot, attaining the rank of Captain, for United Airlines, flying the Convair, DC -6, DC-7, DC-8, DC 10, Boeing 727 and Boeing 747. His hobbies included light airplanes, camping, fishing, river rafting, boating, skiing, SCUBA diving, traveling, handyman(handled all the home repairs), gardening :known for his most amazing tomatoes, and finally his computer.

Preceding him in passing, in 2012, was his wife, Liane. Hal is survived by three sons, Leonard, Jim and Scott,and two grandchildren, Justin and Colby; brothers Albert and Charles, sisters Auralia and Helen. Services have been held. In Lieu of flowers please send donations to The Allied Pilots Association scholarship fund.

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