Bernice Schuhmacher, 89, Glenville

Published 9:25 am Monday, September 23, 2013

Funeral services for Bernice Schuhmacher, 89, formerly of Glenville, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The Rev. Ronald Myers will officiate. Interment will be at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Online condolences are welcome at

Bernice died on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society.

Bernice Schuhmacher

Bernice Schuhmacher

Bernice Arlene Schuhmacher was born Feb. 16, 1924, to Erdmann and Elsie (Wolff) Schultz in Red Lake Falls. She grew up in Red Lake Falls and graduated from Lafayette High School. After high school she attended normal training and was a teacher for two years. On April 18, 1945, Bernice was united in marriage to Delbert Schuhmacher in Red Lake Falls. Together they made their home in rural Myrtle where they farmed. Bernice worked at Land O’Lakes for several years and enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she was active in WELCA women’s circle and work group. Bernice enjoyed camping, traveling, spending time with family and baking, especially homemade doughnuts. Blessed be her memory.

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Survivors include her husband, Delbert Schuhmacher; children, Lowell (Becky) Schuhmacher of Glenville and LaRae (Kelly) Oxley of Taopi; grandchildren, Jody (Andrew) Nelson, Ryan (Hilary) Oxley, Brad (Amy) Schuhmacher, Shannan (Mike) Dreyer, Megan Oxley and Nathan Oxley; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Nathan Nelson, Jordon and Weston Oxley, and Hannah and Lauren Schuhmacher; siblings, Arley (Irene) Schultz and Mavis Arvidson, both of Red Lake Falls; sister-in-law, Beatrice Meyer; brother-in-law, Kenny Weiland; and many nieces and nephews.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ellen Weiss Weiland; brothers-in-law, Richard Weiss and Roger Arvidson; and sisters-in-law, Verna Schultz and Pat Schultz.