EUREKA – Esther Schumm, 81, died at 3:10 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

She was born Aug. 24, 1937, in Peoria, the daughter of Zelma and Morris Hendrickson. She married Dale Schumm on May 4, 1956, in Peoria. He died April 24, 2014.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Schumm and Artie (Imee) Schumm, both of Eureka; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son and one brother.

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Esther assisted her husband in farming in Woodford County and later worked as a cook at the AC Home of Eureka for many years. She enjoyed reading and completing puzzles.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Deiters Funeral Home in Washington is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the AC Home of Eureka.

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