JoAnn Edith Schumacher, 92, Bismarck passed away on September 21, 2022.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM, Monday, September, 26 at Parkway Funeral Services, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck.
JoAnn Edith Schumacher was born October 3, 1929, in Napoleon, ND, to Otto and Lucy Mae (Wiebusch) Wentz. She was raised and educated in Napoleon.
JoAnn married Ted Schumacher in Bismarck. They lived near Napoleon where she worked in a restaurant, at grocery stores, and also helped on the farm. In 1983, she moved to Bismarck where she was employed at The Wok restaurant for seven years, at the King and Queen variety store in Kirkwood Shopping Mall, and for thirteen years at Speedway Restaurant. She moved to Regan, ND, in 1993, and retired from her work in 1999. JoAnn considered work to be her hobby and was extremely dedicated and energetic in all that she endeavored. She was a member of Sunne Lutheran Church in Wilton, ND and also a member of Ascension Church in Bismarck.
JoAnn was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by her family and many good friends.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Jean Schumacher of Napoleon, and Ron and Shiela Schumacher of Elko, MN; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Sprague of Dawson, ND, and Shirley and Jim Fettig of Bismarck; six grandsons, Bryan (Keri) Schumacher and Dustin (Ginger) Schumacher, Tom (Terry), Jamie (Shauna), and Richard Sprague, and Jonathan (Kortney) Fettig; six granddaughters, Stacey (Jason) Carney, Sarah (Dan) Diedrich, Lisa (Rory) Kortan, Bobbi (Les) Peterson, Karla (Kirk) Vollmer and Renee (Jesse) Kottenbrock; and in-laws, Vickie Wentz, and Delores Wentz, Terry and RoJean Wentz of Rugby, ND, and JoAnn Wentz of Napoleon. and 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; her son Thomas Schumacher; five brothers, Warren, Gene and Floyd, Ralph and Gordon Wentz; her sister, Carol Moser; her husband, Ted Schumacher; and her special friend, Ivan Lange.