In Memory of

Rosalie Shumaker

Full Name: Rosalie A. Shumaker
Date of Birth: January 23, 1938
Date of Death: August 24, 2019
August 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Smithfield Church of the Nazarene
Service Information:
August 27, 2019 - 12:00 PM - Smithfield Church of the Nazarene

Ellisville- Rosalie A. Shumaker, 81, of Ellisville, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 6:12 AM Saturday August 24, 2019 at Sunset Manor in Canton.

She was born January 23, 1938 at Ray, IL; the daughter of Roy and Anna (Taylor) Learned. She married Lee Shumaker on February 14, 1957 in Bushnell. He survives along with four children, Leann (Marty) Garrett, William (June) Shumaker, Donna Shumaker, and Debbie Shumaker, all of Ellisville, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, and two sisters, Marjorie Ellis and Anna Walton, both of Macomb. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and four sisters.

Rosalie was a member of the Ellisville Church of the Nazarene. She was a stay at home mom for her children’s young lives. She worked at the Blue Bell factory in Bushnell in her early years. She then drove a school bus for Spoon River Valley Schools, and worked at several nursing homes, last working at Prairie City Nursing Center. She loved participating in the Relay for Life events in Canton.

Services will be held at 12:00 Noon Tuesday August 27, 2019 at the Smithfield Church of the Nazarene, where visitation will be held 2 hours prior to services. Burial will be in Wiley Cemetery at rural Ellisville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ellisville Church of the Nazarene, The Relay for Life, Hospice Compassus, or St. Jude. Condolences may be made at

From: Roberta -Sherman White Aug 25 2019 9:56PM
We are so sorry for the departure of your sweet mother . Remember all she taught you . At peace in heaven ...
From: TaishaAug 25 2019 10:55PM
I am having trouble finding the right words to say. I know Mrs. Rosalie was very kind and sweet person. Her family is a wonderful reflection of that. I wish I would have had more time up there, but even at a distance I still felt that kindness and love.
From: Kathy Jo Johnson ConeAug 26 2019 12:53AM
You shall be missed.. But never forgotten.. Take your heavenly flight Ware your wings and Halo proud . Send pennies from heaven and we'll always be looking up . Love and hugs ?? Peace to my cousin's ,you know  she's in no more pain..
From: Judy Learned HoytAug 26 2019 8:54AM
I’m sorry for your loss.  Even though she’s at peace and with God, She will be greatly missed.  You are in my thoughts and prayers.
From: Warren & Carol BaxterAug 26 2019 10:28AM
Our condolences on your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.
From: Patricia and RobertAug 26 2019 8:43PM
Fondly remembering our last visit with Aunt Rosalie and the rest of our extended Learned family. Our deepest condolences to Uncle Lee and the Shumaker family. We hope that thoughts and prayers from family and friends are with you as you go through this difficult time.
From: Harold & Chris ShumakerAug 26 2019 11:14PM
Sending hugs and prayers to all of you
From: Rev. Layton & Dee MaloneAug 27 2019 1:22AM
To Rosalie's wonderful family,  we are sorry for your loss & know she is missed.  Rosalie was a lady who was always friendly & nice to everyone and has passed that gift down to her children & grandchildren, as well.  May God be with you, as you walk through this valley & adjust to life here without her... We're thinking of you and praying for you!  
From: Beth Watkins Ziegenfuss Aug 27 2019 8:56PM
Debbie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.
From: Howard(Danny)SoperSep 15 2019 7:00AM
To Lee and families:So sorry that I didn't check the obituaries sooner,but I knew all of you through the Farmers Market-prayers for all at your time of loss.God bless you all.Danny Soper.

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