Roger Charles Schumacher, 75, of Shiloh, Ill., born Oct. 18, 1940, in Belleville, Ill., died Monday, August 2, 2016, at Memorial East Hospital with his loving family by his side.
Roger was an active member at Life Church Metro East in Swansea, Ill., for many years and participated in the men's ministry. He was employed at the Belleville News Democrat as a printer for 43 years, and
also owned Roger's Lawn Mower Repair for a number of years. Roger will always be remembered by his infectious laugh, tap dancing skills, and deep love for his family, especially his devoted wife of 53 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Aurelia, nee Rosenberg, Schumacher; and his sister, Shirley (Gene) Thompson.
Survived by, and will be missed by his wife, Darleen, nee Ledbetter, Schumacher;
his three daughters, Claudia (Jack) Dungey, Monica (Larry) Martinez, and Eydie (Robert) Gass; his nine grandchildren, Matthew (Sarah),
Jacob, Zachary, Quintin, Gabriela, Amanda, Courtney, Maxwell, and John Earnhart; his two great-grandchildren, Skylar and Scarlett; and his third great-grandbaby, whom will arrive in September; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Memorial donations are appreciated to The Family or Life Church Metro East in lieu of flowers. Memories and expressions of condolences may be offered at: www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Life Church Metro East, 4180 Smelting Works Road, Swansea, Ill., 62226.
Funeral: Funeral services to follow at noon, Thursday, August 4, 2016, at the church. Interment to follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 3, 2016