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Genevieve M. "Jenny" Schaumbach
(03-30-1925 - 10-22-2018)

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Genevieve M. “Jenny” Schambach, 93, of Elgin passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 in her home at Highland Oaks, Elgin. She was born March 30, 1925 in Francesville, IN the daughter of Chris and Barbara Pelsy Wuethrich. Her life's devotion was serving her Lord and Savior. Whether from the heavenly table of the Lord or our earthly breakfast, lunch and supper table, she continuously worked on the preparation of nourishment for those that gathered. The recipe for this nourishment was her unwavering commitment to read and meditate on the scriptures in the early morning hours. She was an active member of the Apostolic Christian Church, Elgin. Surviving are her 7 children, Beverly (Merle) Rocke, Cindy Miller, Lindy (Alan) Knochel, Christine (Dale) Frank, Ed (Gayle) Schambach, Dennis (Bonnie) Schambach and Vicki (Dale) Huberty, 13 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren and 2 brothers, Robert (Phyllis) and Chris Lee (Ruth) Wuethrich. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Schambach Sr. on May 5, 2016, a granddaughter, Angela Rocke, 3 brothers, David, Richard, Willis, 7 sisters, Theresa VonTobel, Wilma Stewart, Velda Overmeyer, Barbara Ellen Wuethrich, Mildred Huber, Elizabeth Shambach, Glendoris Huber and a son in law, Arvid Miller. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, October 26 at the Apostolic Christian Church, Elgin with the church in charge of services. Burial will follow at the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall and on Friday in the church from 9:00 AM until the time of services. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Highland Oaks, Elgin or JourneyCare Hospice Foundation. For information call 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. 

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