Bonnie Joan Schumacher, 82, of Lodi, passed away November 20, 2015. Born March 19, 1933 in Stuart, Nebraska, Joan attended Galt High School, and later attended Pacific Union College and La Sierra College, earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. She taught public school in Southern California and Los Angeles for 10 years. Joan met her husband to be, Weldon Schumacher, M.D. in 1957 and was inspired to become a nurse, working for him at his practice. She had a special way of amusing the patients so much that sometimes they wanted to hear her stories more than see the doctor. Joan will be missed by her husband, Weldon Schumacher, M.D., and their daughter, Cindy. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Kelsi Ward and Brian Laughlin, and her sister, Connie Salas.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 2-8pm at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 E. Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240
Funeral services will be held at 2pm, Saturday, November 28, 2015 at English Oaks Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1260 W. Century Blvd, Lodi, Ca.
Private interment will be held at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi.