Obituary of Frances Schumacher
Frances was born on April 6, 1909 in Racine, WI, the daughter of John & Anna (Nehrn) Poss. She married Benjamin M. Schumacher on May 21, 1929 in Ashton, Iowa. They lived and farmed for 36 years on the home place. They moved to Countryside Apartments in 1993. Frances was a member of Church of the Japanese Martyrs and was active in many church related activities, receiving several awards for her involvement. In her younger years she also enjoyed helping entertain at Divine Providence. Playing games with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren was a great joy for her, as was entertaining visitors to her home. Other interests and talents included sewing, gardening, painting and writing. Survivors include daughter, Doris Johnson of Roseville, son, Clifford & Bernette of Sleepy Eye, daughter-in-law, Lenora Schumacher of Sleepy Eye, son, Sylvan & Donna Schumacher of Sleepy Eye, son, Gene & Margaurite of Emily, daughter-in-law, Carol Schumacher of Sleepy Eye, son, Bernard & Kathy of Warba, daughter, Susan & Jeff Pelzel of Sleepy Eye, 32 grandchildren, 66 great grandchildren and sister, Rose Windschitl of Leavenworth. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ben, sons, Robert, Marvin, Jack, son-in-law, Robert Johnson, 2 grandsons, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.