Dolores M. Schumm
Dolores M. Schumm

FT. WAYNE, Indiana — Dolores M. Schumm, 94, of Ft. Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Woodview Healthcare in Ft. Wayne.

She was born on Oct. 20, 1919, in Willshire Township of Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Paul E. and Lydia B. Schumm.

She was a lifelong member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church – Schumm in Willshire, Ohio. At the church she served on the Ladies Aid and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.


She worked as a beautician and owned Dolores Beauty Shop. She was a member of the National Cosmetology Association.

She is survived by two sisters: Lola Schumm of Fort Wayne and Ellen Black of Willshire; two nieces: Jane Black of Fort Wayne and Susan (Randall) Duly of Monroeville; great niece: Anna Duly, and great nephew: Matthew Duly.

She was preceded in death by a sister: Mildred Franz and brothers-in-law: Ray Black and Christian Franz.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church – Schumm with calling one hour prior to the service. Officiating will be Pastor Jeff Patterson and burial will take place in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014, at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, 225 W. Adams St., Decatur, Indiana.

Memorials may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church – Schumm or to The Lutheran Hour.

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