Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Joyce J. Schumann
October 3, 1922 - March 17, 2017 (Age 94)
Watertown, WI
Service: March 22, 2017
Joyce J. Schumann
Joyce J. Schumann, 94 of Watertown, passed away on Friday March 17, 2017 at her home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at 11 am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Dustin Yahnke officiating. Burial will be at the Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 6-8 pm at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown and at the church on Wednesday from 10 am until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to Trinity–St. Luke’s Lutheran School. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.

Joyce June Strobel was born in Saginaw, MI, the daughter of Rudolph and Martha (Batzlaff) Strobel. She was baptized and confirmed by Pastor August Bernthal at Trinity Lutheran Church in the city of her birth. Joyce attended Trinity Lutheran Day School and Saginaw Public High School, graduating in 1941. On October 26, 1946 she was united in marriage with Pastor Walter Schumann of Lemmon, SD. After graduation and prior to her marriage Joyce worked as a secretary for the Michigan Bell Telephone System. After marriage she was employed as office manager for General Adjustment Bureau of Watertown, SD. After her move to Watertown, WI she served as Personnel Secretary for Lindberg Industries of Watertown. Joyce was a faithful and loyal wife to her husband, a tender and loving mother to her children and a caregiver for a number of years to her father and parents-in-law. She now rests securely at the side of her Savior in heaven.

Joyce is survived by her husband: Rev. Walter Schumann of Watertown, four children; Paul of Wesley Chapel, FL, Timothy of Maquoketa, IA, Jonathon of Lodi and Laurel Foxen of Oconomowoc, nine grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. Joyce was the last surviving member of her immediate family being preceded in death by her parents, two brothers; Sanford and Clifford and two sisters, Iola and Shirley.

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