Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Paul A. & Elsie E. (Scaer) Roehm

This is the tombstone of Paul A. & Elsie E. (Scaer) Roehm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ROEHM Paul A. 1903-1989 Elsie E. 1904-1998 Paul Andreas Roehm was born 6 September 1903, the first of nine children born to Andreas “Friedrich” George and …

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Apr 25

Chatt-Area Farm Bureau Council

I grew up in a rural area and I still live in farm country. To this day farming continues to be the main business in this region. As a result, years ago organizations and events were created to keep the farmers informed of the latest farming trends and news and to give farmers the opportunity …

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Apr 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Emanuel H. and Edna L. (Scaer) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Emanuel H. and Edna L. (Scaer) Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Schumm Emanuel H. 1892-1973 Edna L. 1899-1985 Married Oct. 22, 1929 Emanuel Heinrich Johann Schumm was born 17 January 1892, the third child born to Heinrich …

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Apr 18

Happy Easter!

Religious themes are probably the most common type of tombstone art and around here Christian symbols are the most prevalent religious designs on the monuments. This Sunday is Easter and to celebrate of the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ here are some of my favorite monument photos that remind me of the …

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Apr 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar J. Scaer

This is the tombstone of Oscar J. Scaer, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Oscar J. SCAER Oct. 17, 1906 Nov. 9, 1992 Oscar Johann Scaer was the fifth child born to John and Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Schinnerer) Scaer, born 17 October 1906 in Willshire …

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