Marvin Schumann

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Funeral services for Mr. Marvin Schumann, 75 of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. The Rev. C. Peter Maisenbach will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Mr. Schumann passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Arizona.

Marvin Schumann, the son of Richard and Katherine Zehms Schumann, was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Cole Camp, Mo. His childhood years were spent in Manson, Ia. where he received his early education and graduated from high school. Following his schooling, Marv entered the United States Army on March 1, 1955, and served as a private until his honorable discharge on Feb. 28, 1963.

\Marv married Margaret Ann Reynolds on Nov. 17, 1957, in Rockwell City, Ia. Following their marriage, they made their home in Manson where he owned a bowling ally. He also worked construction and later for Feed Fortifiers in Manson. He moved to Spencer in 1972. He worked at Spencer Vet Supply, Cutty's, Sid and Sam's and Spiedel Floor Covering. Marv married Jane Elsenbast on Aug. 28, 1981, in Spencer, Ia.

Marv was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Moose Family Center where he served as Pilgrim Of The Moose, and the American Legion. Marv enjoyed golfing, pool league, fishing, coaching baseball and softball, and he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Margaret; his second wife, Jane; and his sister, Dorothy Moline.

Left to cherish his memory are his children: Brad Schumann of Des Moines, Ia., and Shell (Dave) Littlepage of Phoenix, Ariz.; two grandchildren: Jordan and Jenifer Littlepage; four step-children: Marie Elsenbast of Santa Rosa, Calif., Susan Sanow of Spencer, Ia., Ralph Elsenbast of Houston, Texas, and Robert (Lora) Elsenbast of Fostoria, Ia.; four step-grandchildren: Alexa Sanow, Gracy, Cade and Christopher Elsenbast; brother, Dick (Jean) Schumann of Decatur, Ill.; and brother-in-law, Bill (Joan) Moline of Brownsville, Texas; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.