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 Krista A <I>Kangur</I> Schumacher

Krista A Kangur Schumacher

Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 77)
Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Burial Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 100120939 · View Source
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Eugene, Oregon
November 8, 2012

Krista Schumacher (1935-2012)

Krista passed away November 2nd from kidney and liver cancer. A memorial service will be held on November 8, 2012 at Springfield Memorial Funeral Home, 7305 Main St, Springfield, OR at 2 PM. Also a service will be held at the Estonian Church in Portland, OR on Jan. 6, 2013 after church.

Krista was born in Arinurme, Estonia on Sept. 30, 1935 to Rudolf and Loori Kangur. Krista and family left Estonia in 1944 during World War II and lived in Danvig and Geislingen, Germany until 1949 when the family was granted admission to the USA. The first home was on Vashon, Island, WA for a short while and moved to Portland, OR where she graduated from Lincoln High School and attended Lewis and Clark College. The family moved to Corvallis, OR in 1958 where she met her husband of 53 years, Robert Schumacher. She was employed in the health insurance industry retiring from Pacific Hospital Association in 1993. She enjoyed ski trips throughout the western U.S. and Canada with the Osgoods Army ski group for over 25 years. Her favorite pastime was spending time at the Ocean Crest beach cabin with her family, relatives and other members of the Emerald Valley Quilt club. She also enjoyed gardening and flower growing. She was a long time volunteer at the senior OASIS program in Eugene and also a long time volunteer for the Festival of Trees held each year at Valley River Center.

She is survived by her husband, son Robert of Eugene, Steven of Creswell, and daughter Kathy Reed of Springfield. She has 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, a sister Ilo Berger of Portland and a brother Lembit Kangur of Albany. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the - Great Western Division, P.O. Box 3366, Portland, OR 97208-3366 or Cascade Health Solutions, 2650 Suzanne Way, Eugene, OR 97408.




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  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100120939
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Krista A Kangur Schumacher (30 Sep 1935–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120939, citing Springfield Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by KarenK. (contributor 47272817) .