Melbourne Schumer

Friday, June 20, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melbourne F. Schumer, 66, of Perryville died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville.

He was born Oct. 22, 1936, at Sereno, Mo., the son of Walter and Margaret DeClerk Schumer. He married Johanna Krempel on March 10, 1965, in Darmstadt, Germany.

He was a laborer, working for Loida Feed. He retired from the military, serving in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife; a brother, Othmar Schumer of Perryville; a stepson, Michael Pirow of Mainz, Germany; and a stepgranddaughter, Caroline Pirow of Mainz, Germany.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville. Visitation will continue from 6:30 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Don Estes officiating.

Burial will be at Home Cemetery in Perryville. Graveside military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 133.