Dorothy A. Schumann

Dorothy A. “Dottie” Schumann, 82, of Shawano, passed away on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Shawano Health Services in Shawano.

Dottie was born July 11, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (McGawley) Lauer. She was raised in Wrigley Ville, and attended the Lakeview School. Following school, she was employed at Banner Wholesale Grocers as the switchboard operator. On Oct. 7, 1961, she was united in marriage to Oscar Schumann in Chicago, Illinois. He preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2014. On Oct. 7, 1969, they moved to Shawano, where they owned and operated Shawano Printing for several years. Dorothy later worked as a bookkeeper for Don Goers Buick Pontiac from 1975 until 1988. She then went to work for Rollman Homes, retiring in 2002. She also worked for H&R Block as a tax preparer for 26 years. Dottie was an excellent bridge player and an avid reader. She enjoyed bowling and golfing in her spare time.

Survivors include her daughter, Beth Schumann, of Shawano; special grandsons, Tanner and Tyler Thiel; and many friends.

A memorial service for Dorothy A. Schumann will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Mickelson Funeral Service in Shawano. Emma Ebel will officiate. Inurnment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano at a later date. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday and continue until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred to the Shawano County Humane Society.

Special thanks to Dottie’s home care providers, Sandy, Amy, and Stacey, and all the staff at Shawano Health Services.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at