Betty Schumaker

1935 - 2021


Betty Laverne (Jones) Schumaker, 85, of Cherry Valley, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Northwoods Care Centre in Belvidere, IL. Daughter of the late Riley Sherman and Dorothy Mae (Butler) Jones, she was born on Sunday, September 8, 1935 in Longgrove, KY. She graduated from high school in 1953 and then married the love of her life, Clifford Schumaker in March of 1954 in Argyle, IL. Betty was very active in her community volunteering at Cherry Valley School, Cherry Valley Village Election Judge, Cherry Valley Fire Department # 1 Auxillary, numerous groups at Cherry Valley Methodist Church, American Red Cross, Boone County CASA. Her passion was Boy Scouts for over 30 years. She was a Den Leader, Cub Master, was part of adult leadership groups, and received the highest adult award “The Silver Beaver”. She worked at Drewlows Garden Center and The Pumpkin Patch. Betty is loved and will be deeply missed by her sons, Wesley Dean (Cathy) Schumaker, Jeffrey Wade (Katie Koeller) Schumaker; daughter, Debra Lynn (William Schumacher) Weber; grandchildren, Samantha, Jackie, Jacob, Stephanie, Ricki, Kasha, Stasch, Justin; great grandchildren, Audry, Luke, Eliza, David, Delilah, Duncan, Drew; brother, Sherman (Sharon) Jones; special nephew, Larry Schumaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Riley and Dorothy; beloved husband, Clifford. There will be a walk through visitation on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. at Belvidere Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Funeral services will be private. A memorial fund has been established in the family’s name.   

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Pamela Moore

March 22, 2021 8:25 AM

Betty was truly a Friend in Scouting. 

David, Delilah, Duncan, Drew

March 19, 2021 3:43 PM

"I'm always with you, even if you can't see me, I'm here."
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Kathy Razim

March 19, 2021 2:19 PM

When I became a new mother, Betty helped me a lot.  Betty and Clifford babysat me before they were married.  The 3 of us would sit in a recliner.  I would squeeze in between Betty and Clifford.  I would tell Betty "My Cliffy, My Cliffy".  

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