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Sylvia Lumm

June 29, 1922 January 6, 2019
Sylvia Lumm
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Obituary for Sylvia Lumm

Sylvia Lumm, 96, of Charles City, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Shell Rock Care Center in Shell Rock.

A funeral service for Sylvia Lumm will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Hauser Funeral Home in Charles City with Pastor Jim Beranek from Trinity United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Charles City.

Visitation will be at Hauser Funeral Home from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service on Thursday.

Sylvia Alvina (Kramer) Lumm, the daughter of Peter and Verbena (Schrick) Kramer, was born June 29, 1922 in Butler County, Iowa. She attended country school in Butler County at the Jefferson Schools.

On December 2, 1941, Sylvia was united in marriage to Jesse Lumm in Shell Rock. The couple made their home in the Charles City area where they raised their family of five children.

Sylvia worked as a babysitter and at JCPenney for 26 years. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church (serving on the church circle), Pythian Sisters (serving as Grand Chief for the state of Iowa) and a member of the sewing group the Happy Hour Club. Sylvia enjoyed crafts, cooking, sewing, gardening, flowers and playing cards (especially 500). She had the love of her entire family and was the rock that all family members came to for advice and support.

Living family members include her five children: Mary Lou (David) Birkholz of Waverly, Larry (Carolyn) Lumm of Cedar Rapids, Judy (Paul) Ewald of Charles City, Pat (Dennis) Frascht of Alva, Oklahoma and Dennis (Autumn) Lumm of Phoenix, Arizona; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Reiher; four brothers: Melvin, David, Treno and Paul Kramer; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jesse in 2003; grandson, Andrew Ewald; and three brothers: Pete, Donald and Vern Kramer.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

10

Jan

9:30 AM 1/10/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home

1205 South Main Street
Charles City , IA 50616

Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home
1205 South Main Street Charles City 50616 IA
United States

Service

Thursday

10

Jan

11:00 AM 1/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home

1205 South Main Street
Charles City , IA 50616

Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home
1205 South Main Street Charles City 50616 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery-Charles City Final Resting Place

59 Riverside Avenue
Charles City, IA 50616

59 Riverside Avenue Charles City 50616 IA
United States
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