Josephine J. ‘Jo” Schumann
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010 9:35 pm
Josephine J. “Jo” Schumann, age 77, of McFarland, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2010.
She was born on Feb. 4, 1933, in Martin, the daughter of the late Buna and John Jackson. Jo married Robert Schumann on Nov. 1, 1952, at Freeman Chapel in Martin. She was currently a member of Monona United Methodist Church, a former member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Modesto, Calif., Faith Methodist Church in Freeport, Ill., and Hinsdale United Methodist Church. Jo was also a member of DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution), McFarland Book Club and Madison Button Club.
Jo is survived by her husband, Robert Schumann; children, Robert (Sarah) Schumann of San Luis Obispo, Calif., Nancy (Keith) Schlesinger of Madison and John (Mendy) Schumann of Park Ridge, Ill.; grandchildren, Cooper and Moriah Schumann, Laura and Kelli Schlesinger; and Lennon Fabian; a brother, Joe (Elizabeth) Jackson of El Cajon, Calif.; and sister, Marie Murphy of Summerfield, Fla.
She was also preceded in death her brother, James Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at Monona United Methodist Church, 606 Nichols Road, Monona, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2010, with the Rev. David Byers-Dent presiding. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at Gunderson East Funeral Home, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2010. Memorials may be made to Monona United Methodist Church.
A special thank you to all our friends and family who have touched their lives over the years. wcp 4-8-10