Norma I. Schumacher
Norma Schumacher passed away on July 21, 2022. Norma was born on February 22, 1933 in the town of Glendale, Monroe County to August and Blanche Wiesphennig. Norma was baptized, confirmed and married at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Glendale Township, Monroe County, Wisconsin. She graduated from Royal High School in Elroy.
She worked at the former Erickson Bakery, Auto Lite, and Shopko for over 20 years. After retiring, she worked for the city of La Crosse at the voting polls, doing product demonstration, and at Festival Foods for 10 years, retiring again at age 84.
Norma was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She served on the council, as a Sunday School teacher, secretary of church women, mission circle, mobile meals and various other activities.
Norma married Walter Schumacher on July 12, 1952. He preceded her in death in 2013. She was also preceded in death by her parents, father and mother-in law George and Ella Schumacher, son-in-law Mike Maney, brother in-law Warren, brother and sister-in-laws Maynard (Shirley), Ronnie (Kathy), and sister-in-law Maime Haskins.
She is survived by three children. Karen Maney, Eagan, MN, Janet Bahr, La Crosse, and Steve Schumacher, La Crosse. Her grandchildren Stephanie Maney, Eagan, MN, Kristine Bahr, La Crosse, and Karen Slack (Jon Bice), La Crosse, and Tiffany Cornell, West Salem. Great grandchildren Addie Slack, Ella Bice, Colton and Carter LeMoine, and Cooper Haugland.
She is also survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in law George and Mary Jo Schumacher, sister-in law Arbutus Schumacher, as well as many cousins and dear friends.
Norma loved family gatherings, family reunions, playing cards, traveling, and the Red Hats.
Coulee Region Cremation Group is assisting the family.