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Eileen J. Schumm, 74, of rural Willshire, Ohio, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2011, in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne after having been stricken ill on Sunday.
She was born on March 21, 1937, on Fort Wayne to Alfred and Emilie H. Haugk Saalfrank.
She married Frederick J. Schumm on February 21, 1960; he survives.
Eileen was employed by Celina Financial Corp. in Celina, Ohio, and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church (Schumm) in Ohio and its Ladies' Aid group.
Other survivors are three sons, Michael E. Schumm (and wife Robin), Marlin J. Schumm, and Maurice C. Schumm, all of Willshire, and three grandsons, Adam, Ronald, and Brett Schumm.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Scharpenberg.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 30, 2011, in Zion Lutheran Church (Schumm), with Pastor Jeff Patterson officiating.
Burial will be in the cemetery at Zion Lutheran Church (Schumm).
Visiting hours are 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2011, in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, September 30, in the church.
Preferred memorials are to Zion Lutheran Church (Schumm).