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Robert Schumacher

March 10, 1939 — March 25, 2015

Roanoke - Robert "Bob" Schumacher, 76, of Roanoke, passed away at 2:35 am on Wednesday March 25, 2015 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home.

He was born on March 10, 1939 in Roanoke, IL to Melvin and Bessie Anliker Schumacher.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandy Moffit of Peoria; Kim Sisk of Chillicothe, IL; one brother Melvin "Junior" (Jennie) Schumacher, Jr. of Metamora; four sisters, Dolores Mosshart of Oklahoma City, OK; Patty Fuller of Sherman, TX; Emily (Ben) Beer of Cartersville, GA; Dixie (Larry) Vogel of Roanoke; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother, Jim; two sisters, Harriet Pisel; his twin Betty Cruikshank; and one brother, James Schumacher.

Bob retired in 2002 from Rivinius where he worked for 22 years. Bob loved fishing and hunting and making his family laugh with his stories.

The last 5 ½ years, Bob made his home at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home, surrounded by his extended family of the loving CNA's, RN's, and all the staff. He appreciated all of their care and also the special care received from Dr. Stacy Orwig.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday March 30 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Pastor Dick Piscatelli will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10-11 am Monday prior to the services. Burial of ashes will be in the Roanoke Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


MAR 30. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Memorial Service

MAR 30. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Roanoke
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561-7648

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