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McKenna Rae Schummer

Grand Blanc, Michigan

2006 - 2018


March 6, 2018
Grand Blanc, Michigan


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Swartz Funeral Home Obituary

SCHUMMER, McKenna Rae – Of Grand Blanc, age 11, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Detroit Children's Hospital of Michigan. 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 11804 South Saginaw Street, Grand Blanc, Monsignor Jerry Vincke officiating. 

Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to McKennassquad Beauty Bar. 

Visitation 4-8 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. -2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road. 

McKenna was born in Grand Blanc, Michigan on July 19, 2006, the daughter of Todd and Melissa Schummer. 

McKenna was a 6th grader at Grand Blanc East Middle School. 

Makeup was her passion, she loved Michigan State sports. 

McKenna was an inspiration to all and her passion for makeup will live on through the McKennassquad Beauty Bar at Detroit Children’s Hospital. 

Her favorite times were spent with family playing cards, board games and watching MSU sports. 

She loved to hang out with her friends, swim at the neighborhood pool, play softball and basketball.


Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses who cared for McKenna. 

She was brave and never complained, very loving, put others first, wanted to do kind things for others. 

Surviving are parents, Todd and Melissa Schummer; 

sissy, Hannah; 

grandparents, Richard (Bumpa) and Doreen (Mimi) Schummer, Ken (Bumpa) and Linda (Nana) Cochran;

aunts and uncles, Tim and Lisa Schummer, Tedd and Alisa Schummer, Terri Schummer, Tom and Lori Schummer, Shawn and Charlotte Cochran; 

cousins, Karli, Nick, Devin, Beau, Cody, Lucas, Kyle, Connor, Cooper and Tyler; 

beloved dog, Jackson. 

Very special thanks to all the wonderful members of the McKennassquad for all the love and support.

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I am so very sorry for your loss. Mckenna truly was beautiful. It is beautiful to know she is with her savior in heaven.Praying for your family,Sheryl Smith (Dr. Hales office)

Simply heartbroken for your entire family. She made a difference in this world, as you all have. You are all an incredible example of strength, family, and faith. She will be remembered as the bright, brave light source she was. Her optimism and courage demonstrated the kind of family she came from...ones that face the challenge, no matter how difficult. I pray that as you face the challenge of life without her on this earth, you are blessed with an inner peace in your hearts of her...

We don't know your family but we have been following it in the media. We are so very sorry for your loss. I was also in Children's Hospital as a small child. We made a donation to McKenna's beauty bar. May God give you peace during this time.
The Southers Family

Todd and very sorry to hear of your loss. So heartbreaking to lose a child. Not the way things should go. Please know you are in my prayers...your faith will help you time.

We are so sorry for your loss and our hearts are broken. McKenna Rae was a beautiful young girl who was a ray of sunshine to everyone she met. Her awesome smile and spirit will be forever with us. I know she is a beautiful angel looking down on you and your family from her beauty bar in heaven.

I don't know your family but have been following McKennassquad. McKenna was in my daily prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss but know she's with God. You have a beautiful angel watching over you. McKenna's legacy will live on for years to come. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Todd and family: We share your grief and trust you'll find comfort after heartbreak. As Thomas Campbell said, "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die." James and Heather Urbon

Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

A beautiful, inspiring young lady.