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Jewell Dea SCHUMANN

Wilbarger Memorial Park Cemetery
Wilbarger County,
Texas

Marvin 12 Sept 1923 - 23 Jun 2012
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Born in Harrold, Wilbarger County, Texas
and died in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas
Son of Charlie Schumann (1886 - 1967)
and Mary Walbrick Schumann (1892 - 1944)
Siblings:
Gus Herman Schumann (1917 - 2012)
Edd Schumann (1921 - 2012)
Charlie William Schumann (1923 - 1988)
Daniel Robert Schumann (1926 - 2012)
*Obituary
Marvin Schumann was born near Harrold, TX on September 12, 1924 to Charlie & Mary Schumann. He was the seventh of ten children in the family. He died on June 23, 2012 in Wichita Falls, TX. after a long and courageous battle against cancer and lung disorder.
On March 13, 1944, He married Jewell Dea Skelton in Frederick, OK. Thus began a marriage that would last more than 68 years, until his death.
He was a World War II Veteran, serving in the European conflict. He was an advance scout in the 8th Infantry Division until wounded in the fighting at Brest, France. Upon recovery, he then served as a heavy machine gunner until the end of the war. He survived the horrific battle of the Hurtgen Forest and several other frontline engagements as his unit moved into Rhineland and shortly before Germany surrendered. Upon discharge, he received the Purple Heart, Good Conduct, and American Theater Campaign Medals. He also received the EAME Campaign Medal w/3 Bronze Stars.
A carpenter by trade, he retired from the Vernon State Hospital in 1987 after 23 years of service.
He was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Vernon. he assisted in the planning and building of the congregation's new facility when it was built several years ago.
Not seeking acclaim, he did many things for many people. He and his wife, along with other members of their church, went on a missionary trip to Piedras Negras, Mexico. There he built kitchen cabinets for a local orphanage. He assisted in building the cabinetry for the Red River Valley Museum when it was constructed. Over his lifetime, he assisted in the remodeling of several local small churches.
He loved playing dominoes,"42", and checkers. He dearly loved his family and they loved him in return. His warm smile and kind demeanor will be missed by all who knew or met him.
Preceding him in death were his parents, sisters Alma Gregory and Edna Ryan, brothers Alvin, John, Gus, Charles, Dan, and Walter. A granddaughter, Amber Lee Leatherman Ray, also preceded him in death.
Surviving family members are his loving wife; daughter Brenda Sue Leatherman and husband Steve of Ledbetter, TX; son Danny Paul and wife Carol of Bridgeport, TX; granddaughters DeAnna Gillespie and husband Robert of Bastrop, TX; Missy Jervis and husband John of Ledbetter, TX; Brandy Montgomery and husband Brian of Pearland, TX; Michele Juarez and husband John (JJ) of Denton, TX.
Granddaughters are Lauran Dobos, Lynzee Gillespie, Maddyson Jervis, and Bentley Montgomery. Great Grandsons are Austyn Gillespie, Caedon Jervis, Hunter Jervis, Brody Montgomery, and Jonah Juarez.
Also surviving is his brother Edd Schumann and wife Tillie of Vernon, along with numerous nephews and nieces.
Services will be at the Second Baptist Church in Vernon on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM with interment at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Glendal Raschke, Jon Jervis, Robert Gillespie, John (JJ) Juarez, Frank Froelich, and Bob Beazley.

Jewel 23 Aug 1926 - 15 Sept 2012
Born in Clay County, Texas and died
in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas
*Obituary
Jewell Dea Schumann was born near Blue Grove, Texas on August 23, 1926 to Willard Lee and Roberta Lee Hargrove Skelton. She was the first born of seven children in the family. She died on September 15, 2012 in Wichita Falls, Texas after a long illness.
On March 3, 1944 she married Marvin Paul Schumann in Frederick, Oklahoma. Thus began a marriage that would last more than 68 years, until his death earlier this year.
Primarily a housewife, she worked as an occupational therapist, retiring from the Vernon State Hospital – North in 1989 after many years of service.
She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Vernon. She and her husband, along with the other members of their church, went on a missionary trip to Piedras Negras, Mexico. There she worked with the children in an orphanage as her husband built kitchen cabinets for the facility.
She dedicated her life, and to an extent sacrificing her own health to care for her husband after he was diagnosed with cancer about ten years ago. She dearly loved her family and they loved her in return. She enjoyed working in various crafts and painting with oils.
Preceding her in death were her husband, her parents and a brother, W.L. "Buddy" Skelton Jr., a granddaughter, Amber Lee Leatherman Ray, also preceded her in death.
Surviving family members are daughter Brenda Leatherman and husband Steve of Ledbetter, Texas; Son, Danny and wife Carol of Bridgeport, Texas, granddaughters Deanna Gillespie and husband Robert of Bastrop, Texas, Missy Jervis and husband Jon of Ledbetter, Texas, Brandy Montgomery and husband Brian of Pearland, Texas, Michele Juarez and husband John (JJ) of Denton, Texas.
Great Granddaughters are Lauren Dobos, Lynzee Gillespie, Maddyson Jervis and Bentley Montogmery. Great Grandsons are Austyn Gillespie, Caedon Jervis, Hunter Jervis, Brody Montgomery and Jonah Juarez.
Also surviving are sisters Brunette Halbrook of Vernon, Texas and Betty Gibson of Wichita Falls, Texas; Brothers Charles and wife Junell, Tommy and wife Wanda, all of Wichita Falls, Texas and Keith of Electra. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be at the Second Baptist Church in Vernon on Wednesday September 19, 2012 at 10:00 AM with interment at the Wilbarger Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Glendal Raschke, Jon Jervis, Robert Gillespie, John (JJ) Juarez, Frank Froelich, Bob Beazley and Johnny Salazar. Honorary Pallbearer will be Brian Montgomery.

Contributed on 7/28/15

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Submitted: 7/28/15 • Approved: 7/28/15 • Last Updated: 3/26/18 • R84859-G84858-S3

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