Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 12

2016 Schumm Reunion

The 42nd Schumm reunion has come and gone. The biennial reunion of the John George Schumm family was held last Sunday in Schumm, Ohio. The reunion committee outdid themselves this year. They deserve a BIG Thank-You for all the thought, effort, and work that went into creating one of the most fun, successful, and interesting …

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Aug 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Bettie E. Becher

This is the tombstone of Bettie E. Becher, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Bettie E. Becher May-Nov. 1922 Bettie Evelin Becher was the daughter of George Jacob “Edward” and Hulda (Berron) Becher, born 6 May 1922 in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, Ohio. Bettie had …

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Aug 05

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Schumm

The biennial Schumm reunion will be held this coming Sunday, 7 August. The day will begin with a worship service at 10:00, a pot-luck dinner at 12:30, and the meeting and program at 2:00. Zion Schumm’s parsonage will also have an open house from 2-4:00. This year marks the 170th anniversary of Zion Lutheran Church …

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Aug 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Harley J. & Ella (Becher) Reef

This is the tombstone of Harley J. and Ella (Becher) Reef, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: REEF Ella B. 1893-1967 Harley J. 1888-1960 Harley Jacob Reef was born 1 May 1888 in Jay County, Indiana, the son of Martin and Mahala (Cole) Reef. In …

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