Jerome E. “Jerry” Schumacher of Three Lakes died at his home Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. He was 78.

He was a Milwaukee Police officer before moving to Eagle River to follow his dream of living up north. He later took on the role of motel proprietor for several years.

Mr. Schumacher was preceded in death by his father, Jerome A. Schumacher; and his mother, Katherine Boll-Schumacher.

He is survived by two daughters, Sharon, and Katherine; one son, Jay; one brother, James (June); one sister, Diane (Dave) Stasiak; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are pending at this time.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.