Roy Frank Schumacher, 73
Roy Frank Schumacher, 73, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed away April 14, 2021. Roy was born on Dec. 23, 1947, to Frank and Lenora (Pulver) Schumacher in Richardton, N.D.
Roy grew up in North Dakota until the age of 9, when his family moved to Post Falls, Idaho. He went back to North Dakota every summer to work on the family farm. He graduated from Post Falls High School in 1966. Two years later, he entered the Army and served from 1968 to August of 1980. He received a Good Conduct Medal (2nd award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Roy had many jobs over the years but the one he enjoyed most was umpiring softball-soft pitch and girls’ fast pitch.
Roy is survived by his wife of 39 years, Arvada; his two daughters, Nicole and Krisstina Box; brothers, Donnie and Frank; and sisters, Linda Shell and Carol Roskammer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Lenora, and his son, John Box.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Yates Funeral Home – Coeur d’Alene Chapel, 744 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. Please visit Roy’s online memorial and sign his guest book at www.yatesfuneralhomes.com.