July 19, 1927 - January 3, 2020
Nellie Schuman, 92, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am in Fountainview Terrace Golden Living Centers, LaPorte, IN.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, January 6, 2020 at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, IN with Rev. Dennis Blaney officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Monday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.
She was born July 19, 1927 in Michigan City, Indiana to the late Frank and Rose (Skittino) Magro. On July 6, 1946 in Michigan City, IN she married Kenneth Schuman who preceded her on December 6, 2015.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Jane (Kenneth) Hedrick, Carol (Darrell) Cleek and Jude (Larry) New, all of Michigan City, IN; six grandchildren, Kenneth (Lisa) Schuman, II, LaNell (Lance) Payne, Paul (Nicky) Cleek, Michael (Angie) Cleek, Matthew (Shannon) Schuman and Courtney (Brad) Todd; 32 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Dawn Schuman; three grandchildren, Tricia Bishop, John Bishop and Candice Hunsley; two sisters, Jennie Hussey and Marion Keene; two brothers, August Magro and Sam Magro; two half-sisters, Grace Passanante and Mary Collara; and her half-brother, Frank Battaglia.
Nellie retired as a nurses aid at St. Anthony Hospital. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and volunteered at the Sacred Heart food pantry. Nellie enjoyed crocheting, being with her family and playing cards with the poker club.
Contributions may be made to Share Foundation for the Handicapped, P.O. Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371.
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