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Dorothy Schumann

September 15, 1927 — February 27, 2022

Stoughton

Stoughton- Dorothy Elaine Schumann, age 94, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior and reunited with her husband Fred and son Denny on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Milestone Assisted Living in Stoughton.  Joining the welcome home committee were Dorothy’s parents, Albert and Ella Thompson; in-laws, Fred and Geda Schumann; brothers, Irving (Maxine) Thompson and Arnold (Mary) Thompson; sisters, Virginia (Harold) Harrison, Lorraine (Carl) Dyreson, and Wilma (Roger) Stoskopf; grandsons, Nick and Craig Sornson; and many friends and relatives.  Dorothy leaves behind her daughter, Diane (Bruce) Knoble; son, David (Becky) Schumann; granddaughter Tami Sornson (Chris Nolley) and their sons, Zaid, Hamzah, Yusef, Khalid and Ismail Nolley; granddaughter, Lesly (Dennis) Anderson and their daughters, Adeline and Lola, and son Dennis; grandson, Jack (Braeshley) Schumann and their children Bentley and Gracie Schumann; granddaughter, Teena Nelson; and granddaughter, Tammy Stevens.

Dorothy was a member of McFarland Lutheran Church.  Dorothy and her husband, Fred, lived in Rural Stoughton.  They built their own home in 1950.  Dorothy graduated from Madison East High School.  She went on to have clerical jobs at General Casualty Insurance Company in Madison, and the Stoughton Courier HUB.  Wife, mom, and homemaker were her favorite attributes.  Dorothy enjoyed gardening, making grape jelly from her own concord grapes on the vine, dancing, cooking, baking, word search puzzles, and making ice cream cones for anyone who visited her at home.  She enjoyed watching the birds at the bird feeders, and watching cars on the highway.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 4, 2022 at Cress Funeral Home, 5801 Highway 51, McFarland, with visitation from 10:00 AM until the time of services.  Dorothy will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband Fred at Roselawn Memorial Park.  Funeral services will be livestreamed using this link: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=ef9041f4-056f-4746-af5f-8edc042b39a6 (please complete the 2 step registration process for Forget Me Not, please call Cress at 608-873-9244 if you are in need of assistance).

A special thank you to the staffs of Milestone Assisted Living and Heartland Hospice for their care of Dorothy.

Please share your memories of Dorothy by posting on her Tribute Wall.

Cress Funeral Service

5801 Highway 51, PO Box 105, McFarland

(608) 838-0655

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Friday, March 4, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral Home - McFarland

5801 US-51, McFarland, WI 53558

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral Home - McFarland

5801 US-51, McFarland, WI 53558

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