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Diana Schumacher - 80

5/21/1940 - 10/20/2020

Clinton, Iowa

Diana Schumacher age 80 of Davenport, formerly of Clinton, passed away Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020 at Unity Point Health Trinity – Rock Island Campus.  Graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Friday Oct. 23rd Pennington Cemetery in Sigourney, IA.  Visitation will be held Thursday 5 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left at


     Diana was born on May 21, 1940 in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Walter and Winnie (Conklin) Gotheir.  She married Roger Schumacher on Feb. 2, 1963 in Morrison, IL; he died in 2010. She was owner/operator of Sister’s Café in Clinton for many years.  She enjoyed playing bingo, gambling, and spending time with her family.


     Diana is survived by her five children, Randy Conner of Sterling, IL, Harold Schumacher of Preston, IA, Shawn Kennedy of Clinton, Gina Marsh of Monona, WI, and Winnie Schumacher of Camanche; 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Dick (Bonnie) Conklin of Clinton and Kurt (Karla) Conklin of Clinton; two sisters, Star Fox of Elvira, IA and Sandy (Carl) Chase of Clinton.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother – Joe.   


     On behalf of our family, we would like to thank mom’s exceptional caretakers, Cheyenne Blackman, Julie Conklin, Anniece Bennett, Amanda Hatton, and Jessica Brewer. Words cannot express our appreciation for the love and compassion you showed for our mother in your care.  Your dedication to go above and beyond in your communication to our family did not go unnoticed.  Because of you, our mother was able to continue to have a wonderful life and a peaceful passing.  We will forever be grateful for each of you.  You were her angels, now she is all our angel.  


Visitation will be held Thursday Oct. 22nd from 5 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home.

Graveside Service:

Graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Friday Oct. 23rd Pennington Cemetery in Sigourney, IA.


  • Kelly Harold

    on 10/21/20

    I just want to send my sincere condolences to the entire family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. To my sister-in-law Winnie, I love and miss you more than you know and I want nothing more to be there for you at this time. I'm thinking about you more than you know. You'll always be in my heart I love you.
  • Danielle Taylor

    on 10/21/20

    You always have my love Grandma. The last time I saw you, you recognized me right away! You and I would sit there and you always knew what I meant when I would try to explain things when we would talk. I love you Grandma. You have your peace, and I will see you again! Love you and until we see each other one day.. keep it cool! ❤️

  • Jane Winter Shepherd

    on 10/22/20

    My deepest sympathy to the family. May happy memories dry your tears. I have wonderful memories of your Mom and hanging out at your house. I don't know how she put up with all of our shananigans!  But she did it, and with class and grace.So Sorry for your loss.


  • Clif and Dorie Stoller

    on 10/22/20

    I was so sad to see this. Your Mom and Dad both were kind, loving and always made me laugh.

    And your Grandma what a hoot!  Our sympathies goes out to all the family, I know how tight you all were.

    The heart is never ready to say goodbye, but her memory's go on forever!

    Love, Clif and Dorie 

  • Lynette Schmidt

    on 10/22/20

    My deepest sympathy to your entire family. I hold close to my heart so many wonderful memories we all had through the years. Your mom was a wonderful person.  I am so sorry for your loss. 

  • Tammy Schmidt

    on 10/24/20

    My sincere condolences to you and your family. What a beautiful woman she was and so many fond memories of her. I will always remember and cherish the memories of all of us growing up in your house as well as ours. The good lord gained a beautiful angel and she can rest easy now. I'm sure both of your parents are watching over all of you and so very proud of who you have all become. R.I.P. SWEET DIANA

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