Edward Robert Schumacher, 74, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 14, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.
Born Oct. 26, 1928, in Chicago, he was the son of Otto Schumacher and Elizabeth Kluczynski Schumacher.
He was a veteran of World War II. He retired as a foreman machinist after many years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge.
Survivors include his daughter, Betty Jean Petrick of Carol Stream, Ill.; and two sisters -- Betty Szumigalski of Chicago and Joan Vyskocil of Tucson, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister; and a brother.
No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.
The family requests that any members be made to the Disabled American Veterans.