James Schumacher, 1982-2018

Published 1:00 am Saturday, January 13, 2018

James “Jim” Robert Schumacher, 35, of Hollandale died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Residence.

He was born April 1, 1982, in Albert Lea, the son of Kenn and Brenda (Stucky) Schumacher. He grew up on a farm in the Hollandale and Ellendale areas and attended school at NRHEG. 

James Schumacher

Jim worked as a cook at the truck stop in Ellendale for many years. He enjoyed stock car races with his brother, hunting, fishing, fourwheeling, snowmobiling and any outdoor activity. He enjoyed spending time with family and especially enjoyed his nieces and nephews. Jim’s family and friends remember him as being “always right,” even when he wasn’t.

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He is survived by father, Kenn (Jenne) Schumacher, of Hollandale; mother, Brenda (David) Strenge, of Albert Lea; brother, Nathan (Amanda) Schumacher, of Blooming Prairie; sister, Carol (Joe) Schumacher, of Hollandale; grandmothers Peg Shelton of Albert Lea and Nadine Strenge of Geneva; nieces and nephews Hailey, Kaydance, Natalie, Justin, Lexi and Ryan Schumacher; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

He was preceded in death by brother, Justin “JT” Schumacher; sister, Annie Hartman; grandfathers Albert Schumacher, Neal Stucky and Dale Strenge; and grandmother, Laura Rayman.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Michaelson Funeral Home in Owatonna. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Michaelson Funeral Home with the Rev. Sandy Miller officiating. Interment will be in Stateline Cemetery in Northwood, followed by a lunch reception at Senior Court, 915 Maplehill Drive in Albert Lea. (Park on the street and go to the downstairs community room).