Dwight R. Shumann

June 15, 1928 - October 24, 2007 

Dwight R. Shumann

June 15, 1928 - October 24, 2007 

Obituary for Dwight R. Shumann

Dwight R. Shumann, age 79, of Zeeland died Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at the Haven Park Christian Nursing Home.

Dwight was a Veteran of the Army serving during World War II and the Korean War. He retired from Haworth after many years and was a member of the American Society of Quality Control. He was a collector of about 2000 books and an amateur World War II historian. That collection is now part of the Military Museum in Grand Rapids, dedicated in his honor. He was preceded in death by his first wife Harriett (Klemp), parents Russell and Kathryn Shumann, two sisters Audrey Thomas and Marilyn Wozniak.

He is survived by his wife Janet and children:
Robert Shumann of Moline IL
Kevin and Cloette Shumann of Appleton WI
Kristin Shumann of Moline IL
Carol and John Johnson of Palestine IL
Craig and Beate Wright of Pascoag RI
2 Grandchildren
2 Step grandchildren
Ronald Shumann of Racine WI
Several nephews and nieces

Funeral services will be 3:00PM Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at the United Methodist Church 57 West 10th Street in Holland. Reverend J. Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald will be officiating. A graveside service will be Wednesday 11:00AM CDT in Westlawn Cemetery in Racine Wisconsin.

Visitation will be Monday 6-8PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services 11939 James Street in Holland and also on Tuesday from 2-2:50PM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. An on-line registry book is available at www.lakeshorememorial.com.

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