Mark William Schumacher

Mark William Schumacher
Nov. 10, 1935-Dec. 7, 2013

Mark William Schumacher, age 78 of Edmore, died Saturday, December 7, 2013 in Mt. Pleasant. He was born to Sylvester and Catherine (Witgen) Schumacher on November 10, 1935 in Beal City. On September 8, 1956, he married Joan Cook in Beal City. Mark worked for General Telephone for 15 years as a lineman and cable splicer. He then worked for Tri-County Electric as a locator. Mark had a talent for working with wood, building furniture and houses. He and Joan enjoyed their retirement years together wintering in Arizona. He also enjoyed bike riding and dancing. Mark is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joan; children, Michael Schumacher of Edmore, Sandy (Larry) Kauffman of Edmore; Terry (Pam) Schumacher of Lowell, Peggy Andersen of Mt. Pleasant, and Scott (Kim) Schumacher of Grand Rapids; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and sister, Rosella Rau of Mt. Pleasant. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Michael, Bernard, Jim, Joe, Harold, and Jerry; and sisters, Theresa, Marie, and Louise. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church (530 W. Howard City-Edmore Rd., Edmore, MI 48829), Rev. Aaron I. Sorrels officiating. Visitation will be at church Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the Women's Club of Our Savior's Lutheran Church or to the Isabella County Medical Care Facility. Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, is serving the Schumacher family, and messages of condolence may be sent via

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Published in The Morning Sun on Dec. 9, 2013