Mr. Donald Venton Sheumaker, Jr. 88, of Portland returned to his heavenly home on February 11, 2021. He was surrounded by his loving family. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.
Mr. Sheumaker was born in Bloomfield, IA, the son of the late Donald Vinton Sheumaker, Sr. and Verna York Sheumaker.
Donald proudly served in the United States Air Force and was awarded the National Defense Medal and the Army Occupation Medal (Germany). He was the Minister of Music and Youth at First Baptist Church in Portland.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 59 years, Judith McKee Sheumaker, his sons Donald Vinton "Donnie" (Rachelle) Sheumaker III, Jonathan David (Alicia) Sheumaker his daughter Dawn Michelle (Bill) Robertson, his grandchildren, Bill (Hailey) Robertson, Jacob (Mallory) Robertson, Ethan, Carson, Samuel, Elsie, Anna Belle, Lucy and Micah.
The family has chosen cremation and is planning a Celebration of Life at a later date. There will be no visitation.
Church & Chapel Funeral Service is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Sheumaker.