Category Archive: Schumm

Aug 16

Willshire High School Class of 1947

Today, more class photos of the Willshire High School Class of 1947. These class photos are from their high school years, 1943-1947. The class was larger during their early high school years, but twelve graduated in 1947. My mom, Florence (Schumm) Miller was a member of that Willshire High School graduating class of 1947. I do appreciate that she labeled these photos.

Aug 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. Buechner

This is the tombstone of Anna M. Buechner, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Hier Ruhet
Anna M.
Tochter von
Wm und R Buechner
Geb. 12 Feb. 1897
Gest. 18 Sep 1901

Aug 09

1947 Willshire High School Senior Class Play

I don’t often think of my parents as school students, but they were at one time. And I see that my mom participated in some school activities.

Aug 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary T. Roehm

This is the tombstone of Mary T. Roehm, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

MARY T
Dau. of
J. & A. R. Roehm
Died
Jan. 6, 1892
Aged
13 Y, 11 M, 16 D

Jul 26

Threshing in the Willshire & Chatt Area

Last week I wrote about threshing and cooking for threshers and I learned a lot about both events. Threshing and the meal preparation certainly was a whole lot of work, but the families were able to turn the hard work into a social event at the end of the day. Several of us Miller relatives …

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