Evelyn M. “Evie” Schumacher

Evelyn M. “Evie” Schumacher, age 95 of Hamel, IL, died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

She was born on Tuesday, April 28, 1925, in Alhambra, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Lydia (nee Bloemker) Sliva.

On Sunday, May 13, 1945, she married Hilbert E. Schumacher.

She was a member of Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, IL; Hand Bell Choir and the Ladies Aid.

She was born and raised in Alhambra, IL. She previously had worked as an administrative assistant at Western Cartridge for two years until she was married in 1945. She enjoys being with family, cross-stitching, playing cards and cooking.

Survivors include:
Son – David J. (Carol Gardner) Schumacher, Edwardsville, IL
Daughter – Diane L. (Joe) Hotz, Durham, NC
Daughter – Debbie S. (Chuck) Rathert, Edwardsville, IL
Daughter – Dinah M. (Randy) Schultz, Burton, MI
Grandchild – Kristin (Jim) Powell
Grandchild – Nathan (Beth) Schumacher
Grandchild – Simon (Emily) Hotz
Grandchild – Andrew (Kevin Friedmann) Hotz
Grandchild – Katie Kosten
Grandchild – Annie (Jarrod) Frey
Grandchild – Joe (Meg) Rathert
Grandchild – Michael (Rebecca) Schultz
Grandchild – Joel (Jamie) Schultz
Grandchild – David (Rachel) Schultz
Great Grandchildren – Adam and Tyler Powell
Great Grandchildren – Cece, Gus and Hattie Schumacher
Great Grandchildren – Hazel, Felix and Hugo Hotz
Great Grandchildren – Leo and Eddie Friedmann-Hotz
Great Grandchildren – Charlie, Jensen and Evelyn Frey
Great Grandchildren – Jacob, James and Sam Kosten
Great Grandchildren – Luke and Rae Rathert
Great Grandchildren – Ben, Landry, Abe, Violet, Theo and Giselle Schultz
Sister In-Law – Helen Klausing, Troy, IL
Sister In-Law – Ruth Ernst, Hamel, IL
Sister In-Law – Jane Murtagh, Fort Myers, FL.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Joseph Sliva
Mother – Lydia Ida (nee Bloemker) Sliva
Husband – Hilbert E. “Hib” Schumacher – Died 9/07/2009
Brother In-Law – Elmer Schumacher
Brother In-Law – Erwin Schumacher, Jr.
Sister In-Law – Hilda Moehle
Sister In-Law – Irma Ernst.

Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel, IL.

Private Family Visitation will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel, IL.

Graveside Service open to family and friends will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Hamel, IL., with Rev. Benjamin Ball, Pastor, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, IL, officiating.

COVID-19 restrictions will be followed, masks required and social distancing.

Interment will be at Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Hamel, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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