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Thomas L. Schumpp
July 05, 1942 - March 01, 2013
Thomas L. Schumpp, age 70, a resident of Naperville, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at his home. He was born July 5, 1942 in Chicago, IL.
Beloved husband of Bonnie (nee McAfee) Schumpp, whom he married March 13, 1993, loving father of Kathy (Tom) Cleary of Orland Park, IL and Tim (Patricia) Schumpp of Chicago, loving step-father of Bob Radmacher of Springfield, IL and Christina Becker of Naperville, adored grandfather of T.J. and Colleen Cleary and Maeve Schumpp, devoted son of the late LeRoy P. and Catherine Mary (nee Barry) Schumpp, dear brother of Michael (Jennie) Schumpp of Ohio, loving brother-in-law of Belinda (Gary) Taylor of Dawson, IL, fond uncle of several nieces and nephews.
Tom grew up on Chicago’s South Side, graduated from Mt. Carmel High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963. Tom held a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Loyola University, Chicago and Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Loyola University and a Master of Science degree in Public Service from DePaul University, Chicago.
He began his career in law enforcement at the Chicago Police Department from 1966-1970 and later served with the Illinois State Police from 1970-1994, retiring as Deputy Director of the Division of Operations. Tom later worked as Director of Security for the Empress Casino in Joliet, IL for ten years. He was an avid reader and also enjoyed golf, biking and travel.
Visitation Monday, March 4, 3:00-9:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.
Services will begin Tuesday, March 5, 9:00 A.M. from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Spirit Catholic Community, 2003 Hassert Blvd. (corner of 111th St. & Book Rd.), Naperville, IL 60564.
Future Inurnment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 651 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60661, (312) 651-7350, www.lls.org