A strong low pressure system will track across West Virginia tonight. On the backside of the low, an arctic airmass will spread into the Ohio Valley. As temperatures fall below freezing, mixed precipitation is changing over to snow. Periods of heavy snow will be possible. It will also be very windy with northwest
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with storms total accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, resulting in blowing snow and near blizzard conditions. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties
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Monday, October 26th, 2015
Frederick Schumm
Frederick J. Schumm, 82, Willshire, died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at his farm.
He was born July 7, 1933, in Van Wert County - Ohio, to Arnold L. and Naomi M. Schumm. Both are deceased. He married Eileen J. Saalfrank on February 21, 1960 and she passed away on September 26, 2011.
Fred was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church - Schumm; Van Wert County Farm Bureau, he had formerly served as president; Van Wert County Dairy Service Unit.
Fred served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Fred was a lifelong farmer, and a carpenter with Baker and Schumm Construction.
Survivors are Son Michael E. (Robin) Schumm, Willshire; Son Marlin J. Schumm, Willshire; Son Maurice C. Schumm, Willshire; Sister, Wilma L.Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, IN; 3 Grandsons: Adam, Ronald, Brett Schumm.
Preceded in death by: 1 sister, Lois M. Schumm; Infant brother and sister who were twins.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in the Zion Lutheran Church - Schumm, rural Willshire, OH, Pastor Jeffery Patterson officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery - Schumm. Military Graveside honors by Willshire American Legion Post #207.
Visitation is 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, IN and one hour prior to the services at the church on Wednesday.
Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church – Schumm Building Improvement Fund.
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