Dorothy Jean Schumacher, 71, Green Bay, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022. She was born in Menominee, Michigan to the late Alban and Genevieve (Gehbe) Schumacher.
Besides her dear husband, Jim Schumacher, Dorothy leaves behind her sister, Mary Lou Castaneda; her nieces and nephews, Barbie, Debbie, Mike, Chris, Scott, Tom, Kelly, Barry, Kimberly, Nannette, Johnny, Gregg, Marci and Billy; and countless treasured second and third generation nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bill, John and Jimmy; and sister, Anne Halla.
In addition to being the organizer and coordinator of her large family and many groups of friends, she also took on other leadership roles such as the president of Women in International Trade, resident of her co-op association in the Hyde Park Neighborhood of Chicago, was appointed to the advisory board of the University of Chicago Cardiology Department, was an officer in the Allouez Beautification Committee. Dorothy also volunteered her time and talents to many causes she felt deeply about.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2022, at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A sharing of memories will take place at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, at St. Anne Episcopal Church, 347 S. Libal St., De Pere, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Monday at the church with Rev. Tyler C. Richards officiating. Burial will take place at the Riverside Cemetery in Menominee, Michigan.
We apologize for not naming her many close friends because there are simply too many. She made “new” friends wherever she went in addition to becoming close to her niece’s and nephew’s friends!
Jim used to say, courting Dorothy was like reading a Russian novel. She had so many friends and relatives that ne needed a chart to keep track of who all these people were.