Jeffrey "Tubbs" Schumacher, 59, of Glen Ullin, passed away May 11, 2019, at his home in Glen Ullin.
Funeral mass for Jeffrey will be held at 10 a.m. CDT Friday, May 17, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin, with Fr. Jeff Zwack celebrating. Burial will take place in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Jeffrey “Tubbs” Schumacher was born May 2, 1960, in Bismarck, son of Konston and Lauretta (Freitag) Schumacher. He grew up and attended school in Glen Ullin until going to work for the railroad at 16 years old. Tubbs worked hard on the railroad for over 36 years. In the early years, Tubbs and his friend, Kerry “Zippy” Fitterer, would leave town on Sunday and drive to Montana to work the railroads for the week. Tubbs suffered a stroke which took him away from working. He married Sherry Schaaf and became a dad to her children, Mindy and Ricco. He had a soft spot for his family, his animals and his jeep. Jeffrey was a softhearted man with an infectious smile.
He is survived by his mother, Lauretta, Glen Ullin; brothers, Alvin, Haver, Mont., Charlie (Pam), Hebron, Robert, Glen Ullin, Donald, Glen Ullin, Bill, Glen Ullin; sisters, Marge (Robert) Thomas, Glen Ullin, Carletta (Terry) Meuchel, Hebron; numerous nieces and nephews; aunt, Bert (Robert) Schutt, Beulah; best friend, Kerry “Zippy” Fitterer, Glen Ullin; children, Mindy (Jon) Faciane and Ricco Gonzales; and grandson, Gabriel Faciane.
He is preceded in death by his father, Konston Schumacher, and nephew, Jeremy Schumacher.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfuneralhome.com.
(Spangelo-Stevenson Funeral Home, Glen Ullin)
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