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Lucille Rose Van Erem Shumaker
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1911
Green Bay
Brown County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2005
New Holstein
Calumet County
Wisconsin, USA

Lucille Rose (nee Van Erem) Shumaker, age 93, died on Friday, July 22, 2005 at the Calumet Homestead in New Holstein, WI.

She was born on Aug. 20, 1911 in Green Bay, daughter of the late Andrew and Estelle (Vanderperren) Van Erem.

As a young child, she moved with her parents to a farm near Pulaski. She attended a one-room school at Kunesh.

She worked as a mother's helper in Green Bay until her marriage to Ernest Glenn Shumaker. Her husband, Glenn, preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1957.

They lived in the Green Bay area until moving to Kiel in 1935. In 1938 they moved to Louis Corners and in 1942 to St. Anna until 1995. She moved to the Mill View Apartments in Kiel and later to Century Ridge in Chilton, then onto the Calumet Homestead in New Holstein where she resided for the past four years. She was a member of St. Ann's Parish, a member of the Christian Mothers and volunteered at the Salvatorian Center in New Holstein.

Lucille raised 11 children and taught them by example the value of hard work. She worked at Cal's Coffee Shop in Kiel, Evans Variety Store in Kiel, and for many years at Schwarz's Supper Club in St. Anna, retiring at the age of 79. She always had a large garden and loved working in her flower garden. She loved to travel, visiting her family throughout the country.

She is survived by four sons, Edward (Kitty) Shumaker of Waukegan, Ill., Arden (Susan) Shumaker of Glen Burnie, Md., Alfred (Mary) Shumaker of Watertown and Robert (Janet) Shumaker of Madison; six daughters, Donna (Carl) Armor of Swarz Creek, Mich., Clarice (Carl) Franklin of Miami, Fla., Mavyn Kleinhans of Appleton, Ila-Gene (Fred) Sampson of Grand Rapids, Mich., Janell (Norbert) Keuler of Chilton and Charlene (Peter) Trimberger of Grafton. She is also survived by a son-in-law, Frank Diller of Cincinnati, Ohio; 47 grandchildren; 89 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by one sister, Rosella Sorenson of Howard; three sisters-in-law, Margaret Van Erem of Howard, Carol Shumaker of Seattle, Wash., and Louise Flack of Lacey, Wash.; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Eilene Diller; one grandson, Michael Keuler; and one great-granddaughter, Lauren Eastman. Also preceding her in death were four brothers; her twin, Austin (Butch), Louis, Alphonse and Jacob Van Erem, and two sisters, Elizabeth Tonnon and Isabelle Eageson.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at St. Ann's Catholic Church in St. Anna with the Rev. Frank Weber officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Van Erem (1863 - 1942)
  Constance Estelle Vanderperren Van Erem (1873 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Ernest Glenn Shumaker (1898 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Charlene Shumaker Trimberger (1948 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Van Erem (1894 - 1895)*
  William Van Erem (1895 - 1895)*
  Alphonse Joseph Van Erem (1896 - 1982)*
  Desere' Bernard Van Erem (1898 - 1902)*
  Mitchell John Van Erem (1901 - 1901)*
  Isabella Cynthia Van Erem Eagleson (1903 - 1964)*
  Elizabeth Van Erem Tonnon (1905 - 1993)*
  Jacob W. Van Erem (1908 - 1981)*
  Lucille Rose Van Erem Shumaker (1911 - 2005)
  Austin Van Erem (1911 - 1998)*
  Louis E. Van Erem (1912 - 1998)*
  Mary Louise Van Erem (1915 - 1915)*
  Rosella M. Van Erem Sorenson (1916 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of E. Glenn Shumaker
 
Burial:
Saint Ann Catholic Cemetery
Saint Anna
Calumet County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Janell Shumaker Keuler
Record added: Oct 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16383400
Lucille Rose <i>Van Erem</i> Shumaker
Added by: Janell Shumaker Keuler
 
Lucille Rose <i>Van Erem</i> Shumaker
Added by: Janell Shumaker Keuler
 
Lucille Rose <i>Van Erem</i> Shumaker
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