Tuesday, September 25th, 2007
Leona B. Schumann, 94, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, 2007, at Auglaize Acres, Wapakoneta.
She was born Dec. 15, 1912, in Jackson Center, to Otto and Sophia Metz Serr. On April 22, 1937, she married Gilbert L. Schumann, who died April 18, 1993.
Surviving are three sons, Byron and David (Karyn), all of Wapakoneta, and Philip (Kay), Celina; four daughters, Barbara (Charles) Given, Okemos, Mich., Margaret (Jack) Tidd, Montra, Patricia (Gene) Schrolucke, New Knoxville, and Joyce Oakley, Jackson Center; two brothers, Carl (Phyllis) Serr, Wapakoneta, and Earnest (Beverly) Serr, Boerne, Texas; 20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Willis, Herman and Edison Serr; two sisters, Margaret and Hulda Serr; and a great-grandchild.
She was a homemaker and a farm wife. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Wapakoneta, where she taught Sunday school for many years.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. David Griebel officiating. Burial is at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Wapakoneta.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Schumann Scholarship Fund, the church or Auglaize County Council on Aging.