Lakeland, Florida, 1975-1985.
From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, November 22, 2019. —
Schumacher closed the firm in Lakeland in the late 1980s and moved to Daytona Beach, Florida. He continued doing mostly service work in Florida for a few more years, retiring around 1997. He continued as a church musician until 2016, retiring from St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Daytona Beach where he had directed the choir and his wife had been organist.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —
Born 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; graduate of Concordia College; with Dennis Klug in Lakeland, Florida, 1974; associated with Wicks firm; partner with Klug in Klug & Schumacher of Lakeland, Florida, 1975-1983; became sole owner of firm upon death of Klug; active in 1985.