Lutheran Military Support Group is a non-profit organization providing Christ-centered support to WELS/ELS military service members, veterans, and their families.

Home Church: St. Matthew’s
Branch: United States Marine Corps
Rank: Colonel
Status: Veteran

Information: Col. Schumacher graduated from Milwaukee Lutheran High School in 1951, then graduated from Valparaiso University in 1955.

Schumacher was commissioned as Second Lt. in the U.S. Marine Corp, April 1956. He is a highly decorated Marine Officer, having server two combat tours in Vietnam.

Col. Schumacher is an FAA-Certified Instrument Flight Instructor and Commercial Pilot. He is Vice President of Wisconsin Aviation, Inc, headquartered in Watertown, WI. This organization is the largest air charter and flight instruction company in the state of Wisconsin.

He is married to the former Marlene Mey Seideman, the former Mayor of the City Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Jim and Marlene have four daughters, and have made Oconomowoc their home since 1987.

Col. Schumacher is the LMSG Liaison for St. Matthews Ev. Lutheran Church.