On Monday, January 4th 2021, Dolores Schumacher passed on to be with her husband of 50 years. She is survived by Pierre and Terry Rousseau, her six children; Nick, MarDee, Karri, Terry, Tracy and Kelli, also three generations of grandchildren.
Dolores was born July 1, 1928 at the Old Cheyenne River Agency to Romie and Grace Rousseau.
Dolores graduated with a PhD in life. For 58 years, while in Rapid City she served her community by devoting her time to St. Isaac Jogues, Kateri Tekawitha and her Hesapa family.
Dolores was a resident of Lakota Homes for 49 years. The children of Lakota Homes referred to her as “Unci”. She would greet them from the school bus with a treat, daily.
Dolores loved to garden and canned the fruits of her labor. She had to passion of her St. Francis of Assisi in that she loved all things living.
Dolores is preceded in death by her Husband Marvin, her brothers; Ed, Dale, and Neil, her sisters; Roma, Rita and Sharon and her granddaughter Tonya.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, January 7 from 5pm to 7pm at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home. Services will be held on Friday January 8 at 10am at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home with the procession after to Black Hills National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her loving husband of 50 years.
Dolores had a life well lived!
Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family at behrenswilson.com