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Donald Joseph Schumann

Donald Joseph Schumann

Donald Joseph Schumann “Don,” 85, of Anabel, passed away Friday, December 10, 2021.

Don was born January 28, 1936 in Kinross, Iowa, the son of Edward Joseph and Marjorie Helen (Vogel) Schumann. Don served in the U.S. Army from 1958-60. He was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Kroner on August 18, 1962 in Moberly. Don was a farmer and enjoyed tractor pulls, horse pulls, and especially spending time with his family.

Don is survived by his wife; four children, Paul Schumann and his wife, Sherry, of Callao, James Schumann and his wife, Karen, of Anabel, George Schumann and his wife, Lisa, of Atlanta and Rita Curtis of Atlanta; seven grandchildren, Krystal Williams and her husband, Justin, of Macon, Lori Schumann of Callao, Anna Schumann of Columbia, Sarah Jensen and her husband, Michael, of La Plata, Ryan Schumann and his wife Kate of Anabel, Julie Green and her husband, Cory, of Texas, and Aaron Curtis of Atlanta; and five great-grandchildren, Cole, Allie, and Blake Williams, Braysen and Nora Albright, and Levi Schumann. He is also survived by five siblings, Martha Schumann of Columbia, Helen Sue Skinner and her husband Raymond of Cairo, Theresa Urenda and her husband Dan of Wichita, Kan., John Schumann and his wife, Nancy, of Cairo,  and Jacinta (Cindy) Roth and her husband, Ed, of Cairo; and several other family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Sister Mary Ann Schumann; and one brother, Thomas Schumann.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Thursday, December 16, at St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Clarence. Burial, will full military honors, will be in the Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm, Wednesday evening, with a rosary and prayer service beginning at 4:30 pm at the Hutton & McElwain Funeral Home in Macon.

The family suggests memorials to the St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Clarence.