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Coletta Mary (Scherger) Schumm

January 2, 1932 — December 13, 2020

Rural Fostoria

Coletta Mary Schumm, 88, of Liberty Township, Fostoria, died at 7:49 a.m. Sunday, December 13, 2020, at her daughter’s residence.  She was born January 2, 1932, in Liberty Township, to Elmer and Veronica (Brickner) Scherger. She married Richard L. Schumm September 5, 1953, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Liberty Township and he died December 20, 2001.

Survivors include, four sons, Ron (Nancy) Schumm of Fostoria, Steve (Barb) Schumm of Tiffin, John (Jean) Schumm of Tiffin, and Jerry (Bobbi-Jo) Schumm all of Tiffin; a daughter, Lori (Doug) Tanner of Fostoria; 19 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and a daughter-in-law, Sue Ritzler of Tiffin.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Michael Schumm, and twin daughters, Mary & Beverly Schumm, and a grandson, Kyle Tanner.

Coletta was a Jackson Liberty High School graduate.  She was a homemaker, a member of St. Andrew’s Church, the Rosary Altar Society, and a 16 year Hospice Volunteer.

A private visitation will be held.  The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 17, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. The rosary will be recited 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will follow in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Liberty Township.

Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio  44883 (419) 447-3113 has been entrusted with the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kyle Tanner Memorial Fund or the Bascom Joint Fire Department.

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, December 17, 2020

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St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery

Ohio 635

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