Rich age 91 passed
away November 18, 2018 at his home in Sublimity.
Rich was born February
22, 1927 in Sublimity to the late Irvin and Hilda(Starr)
Rich was married to
Dorothy(Gescher) Schumacher for 71 years. He lived on a farm
east of Sublimity his entire life, attending St. Boniface
Catholic Church and raising eight children. He farmed until the
late 1990ís and since the 1950ís also operated a Television
and Electronics sales and service business.
He served on The Board
of Directors for numerous businesses and public agencies
throughout his life including Stayton Canning Company (Norpac
Foods), The Willamette Education Service District, Stayton High
School, Sublimity Fire District and The Federal Land Bank.
His passion was
hunting, especially Elk Hunting. He loved to hunt together with
his children, grandchildren and friends giving them memories
that they will never forget. Rich and Dorothy also
enjoyed traveling with many close friends and family, both in
the US and abroad.
Rich is survived by
his loving and devoted wife Dorothy and eight children,
Lynn(Alan) Crymes, Diane Roark, Joe(Susie), Ron(Brenda), Chris,
Mark(Janet), Mary(Kip) Kauffman, Paul(Deanna).
He is also survived by his brother Darrell and sisters
Jane Zuber and Betty Minten. Rich and Dorothy have
been blessed with 20 Grand Children and 26 Great Grand Children.
Recitation of rosary
will be Friday November 23rd at 7 PM, and Mass of
Christian Burial will be Saturday November 24th at
10:30 AM both at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity.
Interment will follow at St. Boniface Cemetery.
Memorial Donations may
be made in Richís name to Regis St. Mary Catholic School, 550
West Regis St. Stayton, OR 97383. Serving the family,
North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.