Wilferd G. Schumm
Wilferd G. Schumm, 83, of Wayne City died 12:34 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Care
Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was a retired farmer and Illinois Central Railroad worker.
Mr. Schumm was born July 20,1920, in Orient to George William and
Sophia Cutt. He married Marian Opal (Lowery) Schumm Feb. 24, 1946, in West
Frankfort; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at East Hickory Hill Church
in Bluford. The Rev. Gale Breeze will officiate. Burial will follow
in East Hickory Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Thursday at Richardson Funeral Home in
Mr. Schumm is survived by his wife, Marian Schumm of Wayne City; sons
Wilferd Dale Schumm of Wayne City and David Lynn Schumm and wife Laverne
of Keenes; daughters Aramintha Carol Dixon of Bridgeport and Patricia
Ann Schumm of St. Peters, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren;
a brother, Floyd Charles Schumm and wife Betty of Bluford; and a
sister, Cevern Joan Bouchep of Centralia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.
Mt. Schumm was a tech 5 sergent in World War II, serving from 1941 to
1945 in the European theater with the 440th troop carrier group 98th
squadron of the 8th Army. He attended Rankin Trade School in St. Louis.
He was a member of East Hickory Hill Church in Bluford.
For more information you may contact Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne
City at 895-2121.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ida Reeves