Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Schumm

Mar 24

Tombstone Tuesday–William Schumm

This is the tombstone of William Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHUMM Wm. Schumm Died Dec. 28, 1906 66 Y. 3 M. 12 D. Text. Luke 2:29-32 Wilhelm “William” Schumm was born 16 September 1840, the first known child born to Johann …

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Mar 10

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria Friedricke Roehm

This is the tombstone of Maria Friedricke Roehm, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruhet Maria F. [?] Tochter von G.A. und G. Roehm Gest. 19 Aug. 1901 Alter 2 [?] Y, 5 M, 28 D Maria Friedricke Roehm was born 21 February …

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Mar 03

Tombstone Tuesday–Eleanore A.M. Roehm

This is the tombstone of Eleanore Anna Magdalena Roehm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier Ruhet Eleanore A. [?] M. Tochter von G.A. und G. Roehm Gest. Den 9 Oct. 1901 Alter 15 Y, 3 M, 26 D Translation: Here rests Eleanore A. …

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Feb 24

Tombstone Tuesday–George A. Roehm

This is the tombstone of George A. Roehm, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet Georg A. Roehm Gest. Den 30 Mai 1901 Alter 38 Y. 2 M. 17 T. ROEHM Translation: here rests Georg A. Roehm, Died 30 May 1901, age 38 …

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Oct 31

Happy Halloween!

Everyone likes to dress up for Trick or Treat and the students at Zion Lutheran Schumm’s parochial school were no exception. Shown below are parochial school students in 1943. Their teacher Gordon Mackenson was the only one not wearing a costume. It would be difficult to guess just who was behind those masks. Actually, one …

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