Gerald H. Schumacher

Gerald Henry Schumacher, 82, passed away on June 27, 2022 at Tower View Villa Home in Rosendale, surrounded by his family. He was born on February 1, 1940 to Arthur and Laura (Lipke) Schumacher. Laura passed away when Gerald was 12 years old and his stepmother, Mabel, was a very special person in his life.

Gerald married Bernice Banville in 1960. She passed away on August 29, 1986. Gerald was then united in marriage to Gloria Preissner on June 12, 1987.

Gerald was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in North Fond du Lac. He was employed at Mercury Marine for 42 years.

He loved his oil pull, fishing and playing cards with his Van Dyne crew.

Left to cherish Gerald’s memory are his wife Gloria; son James (Sue) Schumacher; stepsons John (Julie) Preissner and Joel (Lyn) Preissner; stepdaughters Jodi (Mike) Suprenand and Joy (Tom) Curtis and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Gerald is further survived by his brother Eugene Schumacher, sisters Eileen Sales and Jane Pruetz, and step sisters Joann (Dick) Williams and Rosalie Roeder.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Bernice, infant daughter Kim Marie, his parents, stepmother Mabel Schumacher, sister-in-law Carol Schumacher and brothers-in-law Gary Sales, Kenneth Pruetz and Sherman Roeder.

Services: Gerald’s family invites relatives and friends to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1010 Adams Avenue, North Fond du Lac, on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM. A funeral service will be held after visitation at 11:00 AM. Gerald will be laid to rest in Liberty Prairie Cemetery in Pickett.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to Tower View Villa Home or Generations Home Care and Hospice.