Penny Rae Schumacher, 43

Penny Rae Schumacher of Mequon was carried by her guardian angels, from her home, surrounded by her loving family, to her heavenly home into the waiting arms of Jesus, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at the age of 43.

Penny was born on May 1, 1967, in Milwaukee, the loving daughter of Marvin and Marlene (nee Kleist) Schumacher. She graduated from Homestead High School and was a client of Portal Industries Inc. for many years. Penny enjoyed going out to restaurants, viewing "Emergency" tapes and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving and dedicated parents, Marvin and Marlene Schumacher of Mequon; and caring sisters, Lori (Gregory) Stevens of Mequon and Jill (Brian) Hottmann of Cedarburg. She is further survived by four nephews and one niece, Erik, Megan and Daniel Stevens and Tyler and Evan Hottmann. She is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services, 10280 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, on Friday, Sept. 17, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 1616 W. Mequon Road, Mequon, on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. with funeral services beginning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jeremy Koehler officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Pennyís name may be directed to St. Johnís Lutheran Church 1616 W. Mequon Road, Mequon, WI 53092.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Bonnie and Lori, Catherine and Olga for their special care.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mequon  is serving the family. For online condolences, please go to