September 29, 1953 ~ October 25, 2021

Born in: Paris, France
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Veronique Annie Grantham Schlomer, 68, passed away at her home on October 25, 2021.Veronique was born on September 29, 1953 in Paris, France to the late Fred and Jeanine Grantham.

She is survived by her husband who she has always referred to as her soulmate, Michael Schlomer; her daughter Michelle (Brent) Gaddis of Owensboro; her son Chad Schlomer of Owensboro; her step daughter Tracie Skaggs of Owensboro; her sister-in-law Pam Coffey of Owensboro; and her nephew Matt McNally of Owensboro.

She had 6 grandchildren with whom she was known as “Gaga” – Hunter and Brielle Gaddis, Brayden and Easton Schlomer, Katie and Zach Skaggs.

She is also survived by her dog, Jacob Marley, who she thought of just like one of her children.

Over the years, she has enjoyed playing pool, archery, fishing, bingo, and watching UK Basketball with her husband. She worked for many years at Mercy Hospital and Owensboro Mercy Health System where she loved to spoil her patients.

Veronique loved taking care of people especially her husband of 43 years and her two youngest grandchildren, Brayden and Easton Schlomer.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Owensboro Humane Society 3101 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Schlomer. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Veronique Schlomer and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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  1. Such a wonderful person gone to soon. You will be missed. Until we meet again I will be praying for your family.

  2. Chad and family we are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother! Karissa and Brent are sending Condolences too!

  3. Mike, so sorry to hear this news, knew she had a lot of trouble with her back, but never expected to lose her so soon. Hope all will be well. I sympathize.

  4. This is just heartbreaking!! Brayden will miss you every day! You and him had such a special bond! We love you so much Veronique, Rest In Peace! You were such a beautiful person and kind to all. You cared so much for your family and took care of everyone! Praying for the family!

  5. Veronique was a very special woman. She was always so kind to me and my children. I am very sad to hear of her passing. May God bless your family during this very difficult time of grief and loss.

  6. Sorry to hear the news about your wife. My wife and I want to send our best to you and your family.

    Richard and Brenda Hardin

  7. I Mike, I just seen the paper today about Veronique and I’m so so sorry to hear what happened. Hope you are doing well and if there is anything I can help you with just call. From Sheila & Myself, all our prayers.

  8. Hi Mike, we are so sorry to hear the news about your wife Veronique. We hope you and your family are doing well, may Veronique rest in peace. God Bless you and our prayers are with you all.

    Aunt Helen and Gene King

  9. Michelle, Mike, and Chad,

    I was so sorry to hear of Veronique’s passing. Growing up she was always the sweetest lady and I enjoyed all the time I was able to spent with your family. I know as her husband, daughter, son, and grandchildren she will be greatly missed. Please know our family is thinking of yours at this time. We love you guys and will be praying for each of you. Take care my sweet friends!

    Sherri (Thompson) Boehman
    The Thompson Family

    • Sherri,
      Thank you so much for thinking of us. I know she thought a lot of you and your mom.
      Michelle Gaddis

  10. Pam, your DCHS Class of 1971 extends its deepest sympathy in the loss of your sister in law. Prayers for you and your family.

  11. Michael , I am so sad to know that you lost the love of you life. May the memories of her keep you comforted. Sending my condo and love. 💔

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