Waynes L. "Tacky" Schumacher - 76

3/21/1937 - 3/12/2014

Oregon, IL

Waynes L. “Tacky” Schumacher, age 76, died Wed., March 12, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Mar. 22, 1937 near Belvidere the son to Rhynie and Esther (Hoffman) Schumacher. He graduated from Stillman Valley High School in 1956.
Married Nancy Himes on Mar. 28, 1958 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lindenwood. Tacky worked for 20 years at Helle’s Hardwood and also 20 years for the Ogle County Highway Dept., retiring in 1999. He loved to go to Auctions, play cards with “The Boys”, collect antiques, work in his garden, and raise rabbits and doves. He was predeceased by his parents, and Sister Bernita Terviel-Hawkins. He is survived by his wife Nancy of Oregon, 5 children Connie Schumacher of Ashton, Dawn (Jim Petro) Pankhurst of Mount Morris, Ronald Schumacher of Forreston, Wesley Schumacher of Virginia, and Bradley (Sherry) Schumacher of Mount Morris, 11 grandchildren; Jodi (Kurt) Goeddeke, Joe (Charlotte Wade) Harris, Amy (Rob) Gilbert, Michael (Jessica) Gilbert, Kristina (Christopher) Ley, Ryan Schumacher, Logan Schumacher, Corey (Amanda) Pankhurst, Nik (Lysa) Pankhurst, Great Grandchildren; Waylon, Jacob, Xavier, Paxton, Brayden, Oakley, Xairyn, Addie, Hunter, and Brantley.
Funeral service will be 1:30 pm, Sat., March 15, 2014 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th Street, Oregon, Illinois with the Rev. Andrew Kayes pastor of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point officiating. Visitation will from 5-7 pm, Friday evening at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery at Paynes Point. A memorial fund is established in Waynes’s name.


5-7 PM, Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, IL


1:30 pm, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon

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