Alfred Schuman

Alfred M. Schuman Sr., 73, of Canton, died at 10:45 p.m. Friday, July 23, 1999, at Graham Hospital.

He was born March 4, 1926, in Browning, a son of Elmer and Elzie Stambaugh Schuman. He married Rosemary Jennings. He later married Charlotte Clark Cook on Dec. 5, 1969, in Dixon. She survives.

Also surviving are six sons, Elmer Schuman of Pekin, Alan Schuman, Bill Cook and Randy Cook, all of Canton, Mike Schuman of Havana and David Cook of Gurnee; five daughters, Brenda Hopkins and Elsie Johnson, both of Dallas, Rose Marie Wilcoxen and Donita Weaver, both of Canton, and Vickie Hand of Morton; three sisters, Emma Bucy of Silvis, Annabelle Grubb of Canton and June Clanin of Dayton, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Three children, two brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.

He worked for 27 years at the Canton Grain Elevator and for 12 years in the maintenance department of Canton School District 66.

He was a Modern Woodsman member.

Services were held today at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home with Gene Danner officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to a trust fund in his name c/o Norwest Bank in Canton.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/28/1999


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