Monday, October 17th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Betty Schumm
  Betty Louise Schumm, 90, of Rockford, died Oct. 15, 2011, at Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born March 1, 1921, to Amos Clemons and Esther Emilie Schumm Schumm.
Surviving are a sister, Helen (Vincent) Muntzinger, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Blossom Schumm, Tempe, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two sisters, Ruth Buuck and Hildegarde Buxton, and a brother, Amos Jack Schumm.
She retired afrom Reynolds & Reynolds, Celina, and formerly worked at TuWay Mop Factory in Rockford. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Schumm, the women's association, ladies aid and the Lutheran Laymen League. She also volunteered at the Laurels of Shane Hill.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, pastor Jeff Patterson officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, and at the church after 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
Contributions may be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries, Concordia Theological Seminary Student Aid and Worship for Shut-Ins, all of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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