Dennis L. Schumacher


June 14, 1950 - Sept. 3, 2012



Dennis L. Schumacher of Waukesha died peacefully at home Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at the age of 62. 


He is survived by his lifelong companion, Kathie Krohn, and children, Lori Schumacher, Thomas (Theresa) Schumacher, Tamie Schumacher (Dustin) and LeAnn Schumacher. He was a loving grandfather to Lillian, Nicholas and Violet Schumacher and loving brother of Beverly Magner. He will also be missed by other family: the Marilyn (Guy) Bergum family, June Roberts family, Linda Schumacher family and two brothers, Richard and Ronald Schumacher. Dennis is further survived by other relatives and many friends. 


He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Jean Schumacher.


Dennis worked hard all his life, working with Navistar for 25 years. In 1999, he made his dream a reality by starting Schumacher Trucking.


A memorial gathering will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.


He was loved and will be missed by all that knew him.


Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.