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Monday, July 14th, 2014
Norma Schumm
Norma Jean Schumm, 88, Syracuse, Ind., died at 1 a.m. July 12, 2014, at Millers Merry Manor, Syracuse.
She was born Aug. 3, 1925, in Willshire, to David F. and Florene M. Dudgeon Carr. On June 2, 1946, she married Henry L. "Hank" Schumm in Willshire, and he died Aug. 6, 2005.
Surviving are two daughters, Toby (Jerry) Oswald, Melbourne Beach, Fla., and Tammy Schumm, Burlington, Ky.; two sons, Greg (Mary) Schumm, St. Marys, and Kip (Pam) Schumm, Syracuse; six grandchildren, Jeremy (Michelle) Schumm, Jason (Kate) Schumm, Joel (Cassie) Schumm, Amanda (Joe King) Oswald Grundel, Katrina (Chris) Berg and Kristin (fiance Matt Stetz) Schumm; and eight great-grandchildren.
A brother, Carl "Jack" Carr, is deceased.
She graduated from Willshire High School in 1943 and moved to Syracuse in 1969. She formerly worked at General Electric in Fort Wayne, Ind., managed the Willshire Bureau of Motor Vehicles, managed the Tasty Freeze in Willshire and worked at Three Flags Drive Inn, Syracuse. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Willshire and attended Calvary United Methodist Church, Syracuse. She was a 68-year member of the Order of Eastern Star Bethlehem Chapter 25 in Willshire, where she and her husband served as worthy matron and worthy patron multiple times. In 1967, she was appointed deputy grand matron for the Ohio Order of Eastern Star.
Family was the center of her world and she spent much time taking care of family members. After moving to Syracuse, her home was bursting with weekend visitors. Sunday dinners of fried chicken, mashed potatoes and Jell-O were the family's favorites. She also enjoyed playing euchre and was a member of the Bunko Club in Syracuse. She and her husband were loyal Chicago Cub fans and general sports enthusiasts.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Owen Funeral Home, Syracuse, the Rev. Brad Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or the Syracuse Park Department.
Condolences may be left at www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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