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Marc E. Schumacher — Sioux Falls Jan. 24, 1956 – Jan. 5, 2010

Posted: Thursday, Jan 7th, 2010

Marc E. Schumacher, 53, died under the care of home hospice after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, in Sioux Falls.

Funeral services are are at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Southern Hills United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. Burial is in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation is at 1 p.m. Friday at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, where the family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m

Marc Edward Schumacher, the son of Fred and Doris (Opp) Schumacher was born Jan. 24, 1956, in Eureka. He graduated from Brookings High School in 1974. Marc graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in business and economics. Throughout high school and college, Marc worked at various grocery stores, including the Red Owl in City Plaza, where he became assistant manager. He also worked at the Ram Pub and Hy-Vee during college.

Marc worked as an area wholesale representative for Campbell’s Soup Company for more than 20 years, covering a territory that included four states. He achieved national sales recognition multiple times.

He married Angie Farley on April 22, 1995, in Miami, Fla., and they made their home in Sioux Falls. His son was born in 2000.

Marc was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling and hunting. He was a member of Central Valley Golf Club in Hartford, and spent a great deal of time there with his family and friends.

Prior to being diagnosed with cancer, in 2008 he bowled a perfect game, had a hole in one in golf and won a South Dakota walleye fishing tournament – all in one year.

He is survived by his wife, Angie; his mother, Doris (Paul) Schumacher Moriarty of Brookings; a son, Blake Schumacher of Sioux Falls; a step-son, Derek Farley of Brookings; a step-daughter, Melissa (Jess) Voegeli of Beresford; a grandson; a brother, Miles (Vickie) Schumacher of Sioux Falls; four nephews one nies; two sisters, Julie (Paul) Peterson of Sturgis and Jodi (Leo) Bunuel of Reno, Nev.; his parents-in-law, Ernie and Thelma Alton of Viborg; four nephews; a niece; many aunts and uncles; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Marc was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.georgeboom.com

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