April 19, 1924 – January 12, 2019
information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
Ed was a long-time resident of Lansing, Illinois. He is survived by his children: David (Linda) Schumann and Heidi Schumann; grandchildren: Katie, Chris (Danette), Andy, and Sean Schumann; great grandchildren: Bryce, Ryan, and Gwendolyn; daughter-in-law: Nancy Schumann; and many nieces and nephews. Ed was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years: Betty; and two sons: Edward and Mark Schumann.
Edward was born to Emily and Christian Schumann on April 13, 1924, and grew up in South Chicago. He met Betty at Immanuel Lutheran Church, where they were married on October 2, 1949. He and Betty moved to Lansing and joined Trinity Lutheran Church, where they were both members for over 60 years.
Ed retired from Commonwealth Edison after over 40 years of service. He honorably served our country as a projectionist in the U.S. Army in Washington State after WWII, where he worked with injured service members.
Friends are invited to visit with Ed’s family on Friday, January 18, 2019, from 12:00noon–4:00pm at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL. The funeral service for Ed will begin at 4:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ed’s name to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2505 Indiana Ave., Lansing, IL.
Ed’s family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Heartland Hospice Care for the care they gave to Ed.