Harold Leon Schumann

Jun 06, 1932 - Apr 14, 2022


Harold Leon, son of Leon and Alice (Funk) Schumann, was born June 6, 1932, at home north of Fonda, Iowa. He attended a one-room country school until it was closed and then continued school in Fonda through the ninth grade. Harold then spent many years taking care of the family farm after his fath...


Apr 22

Memorial Service

Friday, April 22, 2022
1:00 pm

Ohde Funeral Home, Manning

108 First Street
Manning, IA 51455

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Harold Leon Schumann

June 06, 1932 - April 14, 2022


J Jill Bohnet April 22, 2022

When we were young kids, I remember working in the fields on the farm and getting us getting into mischief but it ended in fun and no one got hurt. Our BB Gun fights were also fun and we didn't realize the danger but luckily we did keep a safe distance.

We walked to the country school house 1 3/4 miles each way. In the winter we would cut across the fields and over the frozen drain ditches. That all ended when Mother caught us going over the frozen drain ditch. She didn't let us go to town for 4 Saturday nights as our punishment. I realize now that if the ice would have broke, we would have both died.

We had a wonderful mother that took good care of us. Our dad passed April 28, 1940 so that left Mother, Harold and I on the farm. The three of us did all the farming. We enjoyed picnics and sitting outside and talking together after meals.

Harold didn't care for school so he starting Trucking. He later bought his own Semi and would keep trading it in for bigger and newer. He did really well. I think he drove over 3 million miles in his career.

Life got busy for both of us but we would talk on the phone once every two months. I will really miss you, Harold!

From your brother, Don

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Thank you for sharing!