– Ron Schumacher died peacefully in his home May 16, 2020
at the age of 67. Ron was born on April 22, 1953 in Salem,
Oregon to Richard and Dorothy Schumacher. He graduated from
Regis High School in 1971 and attended Oregon State
University. Ron started a career in the lumber industry and
later transitioned to business ownership in the electronics
field. Years later, he began a career in sales in the
Ron met his first wife, Karla Marie
Boedigheimer, in high school and the two married on November
23, 1972. Ron and Karla had three children together.
Following Karla’s passing, Ron married Brenda Joyce Parker
on October 10, 2010. He was a devoted and loving husband,
father, and friend and will be remembered for his hard work,
a large social network, and his dedication to family.
Ron’s interests included his family, military history,
auto racing, reading and socializing with friends.
survived by his mother Dorothy Schumacher, wife Brenda
Schumacher, children Eric (Jennifer) Schumacher, Curt
(Erica) Schumacher, Mathew Schumacher, step-children; Kim
(Robert) Swartout, Shawna Reddekopp, Marica (Ron) Holiday
and Thomas (Cynthia) Reddekopp, and his brothers;
Joe, Chris, Mark and Paul Schumacher, sisters; Lynn Crymes,
Diane Roark and Mary Kauffman.
Ron’s grandchildren include; Brycen, Emily,
Zachary, Karly, and Cole Schumacher. He is preceded in death
by his father, Richard Schumacher, and his first wife, Karla
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the
Regis St. Mary Foundation; 550 W. Regis St. Stayton, Oregon.
Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral