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Caroline C. Schumaker

Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

ROCK FALLS – Caroline Schumaker, 89, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home. She worked as a bookkeeper at Marvin Schumaker Plumbing and Heating for more than 50 years.

Caroline was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Massbach, to Frank and Caroline (Ehredt) Haas. She married Marvin Schumaker on March 24, 1945, in Adams, Minn. He preceded her in death in 1971. She was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rock Falls.

Survivors include one daughter, Sue (Keith) Dravis of Sterling; one son, Dennis (Virginia) Schumaker, and one daughter-in-law, Sally Schumaker, both of Rock Falls; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, David Schumaker.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Henrietta Milner officiating.

Burial will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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