1924 Deltha 2020

Deltha L. Schumacher

January 25, 1924 — September 4, 2020

Deltha (Delthe) L. Schumacher, 96, of La Crosse, Wis., died on Friday September 4, 2020 at Benedictine Manor, La Crosse. Delthe lived in Benedictine Manor for over 2 years and made many friends. Deltha was born on a bitterly cold night on January 25, 1924 in Vernon County to Emo and Selina (Melby) Clark. She married Bernard L. Schumacher on December 7, 1943 in Wesley Methodist Church, La Crosse.

Delthe always took pleasure in working in her flower garden when she lived in her home. Her favorites being Petunia’s, Daisies, and a few Marigolds. Everyone walking on the sidewalk would compliment her on her beautiful flowers.

Delthe is survived by her children, Linda K. (Terry) Knutson of La Crosse, Wis., David L. (Diane) Schumacher of Onalaska, Wis., Laurel Lee (Ronald) Knutson of West Salem, Wis.; grandchildren, Jeff Knutson of Sparta, Wis., Bryan (Raymie) Knutson of La Crosse, Wis., Mark (Cynthia) Knutson of Las Vegas, Nv., McKenna (Steve) Pfeiffer of River Falls, Wis., Eric (Anita) Knutson of Onalaska, Wis., and Erin (John) Wilber of Ettrick, Wis. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Michael, Brandon, David, Sophia, Griffin, Brianna, Kyle, Andrew, Michael, and Marissa.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bernard. Her parents, her sisters Elaine (Martin) Tydrick, Judy (Donald) Stanek, her brothers Richard (Ruby) Clark, Herman (Betty) Clark and sister-in-law Betty Clark.

Thank you, Lou Jenkins, for being a true friend and neighbor to Delthe, all of your help was greatly appreciated.

Thank you to all of the staff at Benedictine Manor for the excellent care you gave mother.

“The greatest gift you can give someone is your time, because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life you will never get back.” Rest in peace.

Due to Covid-19, there will be no visitation or funeral services. Entombment will take place in the Mausoleum in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park.

 

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