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 John William “Billy” Shuman

John William “Billy” Shuman

Birth
Devils Lake, Ramsey County, North Dakota, USA
Death 28 Aug 2007 (aged 58)
Birchdale, Koochiching County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Koochiching County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 131654337 · View Source
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Birchdale Past & Present: John Shuman was born in Devils Lake, ND to Leroy & Frances Shuman. He left there in 1963 & worked on his own until he was drafted in 1966 to serve in the Navy in Vietnam.

He moved to the Manitou Township in northern Minnesota in 1976. He & his first wife had 3 children: John, Sally, & Mary. They were later divorced.

John worked as a janitor at the Indus School & for the DNR as a fire chaser for several years. He became the postmaster in Birchdale in 1986 & continued in that capacity until 2005.

In 1995, John married Julie Mord Nosal, the daughter of Victor & Rene Mord. Julie had 2 children: Erin & Evan. John had purchased a house at the Birchdale Landing; they expanded the house & made their home there.

John died of cancer in 2007.


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  • Created by: Judy Imes
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131654337
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William “Billy” Shuman (15 Dec 1948–28 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131654337, citing Birchdale Cemetery, Koochiching County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Judy Imes (contributor 48334706) .