Ila Mae (Mickey) Schumacher (Nee Hjelle), 81, of Hudson, Wisconsin died on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio next to her daughter, Karen. She was born on May 10, 1931 in Fargo, North Dakota, the daughter of Albert and Alice Hjelle. She graduated from Spring Grove, Minnesota High School in 1949. She attended Luther College, in Decorah, Iowa where she met her husband, Noel Schumacher. They were married in 1951 and both graduated from Luther in 1953. Ila Mae taught second grade in Caledonia, Minnesota from 1953 to 1955, when Noel and she moved to Hudson, Wisconsin. There, Ila Mae focused on raising her children before taking jobs in banking and at Hudson Hospital.
Ila Mae's parents, her husband Noel, and son Timothy predeceased her.
Wife of the late Noel Schumacher.
Loving mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Joan Schumacher, Karen and Don Rohlfs, and the late Timothy Schumacher.
Devoted grandmother of Kristen Schumacher, Bryan Schumacher, Ryan Rohlfs, McKenzie Rohlfs, and Madison Rohlfs.
Dear sister of Paul Hjelle, Keith (Susan) Hjelle, and Ruth Ann (Erik Olson) Hjelle. Sister-in-law of Bonna Basler.
A graveside service will be held at Garnavillo Community Cemetery in Garnavillo, Iowa
Friday February 15, 2013 at 2:00pm.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering in Ila's honor at Bethel Lutheran Church 920 Third Street Hudson, Wisconsin 54016 Saturday February 16, 2013 at 10:00am where a service will take place at 11:00am.
Read Ila Schumacher's Obituary and Guestbook on www.tuftsschildmeyer.com.