Schumacher, Wesley John
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Nov. 14, 1941 - Sep. 28, 2013
Wesley John Schumacher, 71, of Nokomis, Florida died Saturday, September 28, 2013, after a long illness. He is survived by his brother George (Karl) and sister-in-law Terry (Holliday) Schumacher of Wheaton, Illinois; his nephew David and Megan (Gliwa) Schumacher of Villa Park, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents Wesley and Gertrude (Goennel) Schumacher and a nephew Darren Schumacher. Mr. Schumacher was the Artist Director and Conductor of the Venice Symphony for 20 years, taking the orchestra from a fledgling group of musicians to a professional orchestra, requiring three performances of each concert. In addition, he was a Minister of Music and Program Director at the Venice-Nokomis United Methodist Church in Nokomis. A Funeral Service is planned for Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Venice-Nokomis United Methodist Church in Nokomis, Fl. Visitation will be held Friday, October 4, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Ewing Funeral Home, Venice, Fl. Anyone who has previously sung with Wes, either in a church or community choir, is invited to sing for his Memorial service. Rehearsal will be at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm just prior to the service on Saturday. Attire is white shirt, black pants/skirt.
Published in Herald Tribune from Oct. 2 to Oct. 3, 2013
Ewing Funeral Home
140 East Venice Avenue Venice, FL 34285