Robert Joseph Schumacher

Male 1935 - 2007  (71 years)

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  • Name Robert Joseph Schumacher 
    Born 12 Sep 1935  Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Apr 2007 
    Person ID I91583  Little Chute Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2007 

    Father George William Schumacher,   b. 05 May 1893, Town of Center, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1962  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Bernadette Archambeau,   b. 03 Apr 1898, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1974, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Oct 1921 
    Family ID F55871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Bekkers 
    Married 29 Nov 1958  St Nicholas Church, Freedom, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Kathy Schumacher
     2. Ronald Schumacher
     3. Sherry Schumacher
     4. Donald Schumacher
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F56016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • April 12, 2007

      Schumacher, Robert Joseph "Bob" Robert Joseph "Bob" Schumacher, age 71, Temple, GA, formerly of Appleton passed away at home Wednesday, April 11, 2007, after a courageous three-year battle with liver cancer and COPD. Bob fought a battle that couldn't be won but never gave up the hope. He died surrounded by the love of his family. Bob was born on September 12, 1935, in Appleton, the youngest of four children, and only son born to the late George and Bernadette (Archambeau) Schumacher. On November 29, 1958, he made the best choice of his life when he married Ann Bekkers at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Freedom, WI, and was looking forward to celebrating their 50th anniversary. Bob was a hard-working and faithful husband. Fun-loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and true friend.

      Bob proudly served his country in the National Guard, than enlisting in the U.S. Navy's Air Force in November 1956, and served until receiving an honorable discharge in November 1960. Bob worked 30 years for the City of Appleton. Retiring in 1990, and enjoyed many years of retirement. Living in Appleton most of his life, being a chartered member of St. Bernard Catholic Church until moving to Temple, GA, in June 2001. He enjoyed his grandchildren's sleepovers, time spent spoiling them, and playing games with them outside, and on his computer. Bob loved listening to his collection of audio taped old radio shows, collecting and making many toys, especially for his grandchildren.

      Bob will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 48 years Ann, and their four children: Kathy (David) Long, Aberdeen, SD; Ronald (Jennifer) Schumacher, Hiram, GA; Sherry (Daniel) Bahr, Powder Springs, GA; Donald (Kristi) Schumacher, Tacoma, WA; three grandchildren: twins Adam and Ashley, Powder Springs, GA; and Rachel, Tacoma, WA; one step-grandson, Graham, Hiram, GA; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Dorothy M. (Earl) Schroeder, and Dora L. Smith, both of Appleton. Bob is also survived by Ann's family: Peter (Carol) Bekkers, Frank (Judy) Bekkers, and John (Bev) Bekkers. Sister Alberta Bekkers, Mary Bekkers, Hattie (Gene) Berg, Marge (Thomas) Feavel, Pauline (Roy) Vandenberg; niece and goddaughter Barbara Babino, who was very special to her Uncle Bob; numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many special friends; including his dog Patch, his cat Lucky, and her kittens Scrappy and Shadow.

      Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sister Betty (Drier), brother-in-law Keneth Smith, mother-in-law Waltera (Van Nuland) Bekkers, father-in-law Albert Bekkers, and his first dog Rex.

      The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. J. Elisberg, for his excellent care before Bob moved to Georgia. To his present PCP, Dr. E. Gonzalez and Dr. Palin and their staff, to his Oncologist, Dr. D. Miller, Hospice VistaCare, especially Nurses Peggy and Britni for all the loving care and kindness they showed Bob during his final days.

      It was Bob's final wish to be cremated, and to have a small Memorial Service. We are honoring those wishes. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, by Rev. Adrian Pleus, at 3 p.m., at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 680 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA 30132. Immediate family will greet family and friends at the Church from 2:30 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests masses to be said for Bob. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

      Dad, you were a loving, hard-working and caring person who helped Mom bring us up with strong values and good character. You will never be forgotten. You will always have a special place in our hearts.

      We love you,

      until we see you again.

      Honey, wait for me!!!