Kenneth C. Gumz,
age 80 of Porter, IN, passed away peacefully on October 26, 2019.
He was born on
August 22, 1939, in Valparaiso, IN, to Kenneth and Clara Gumz, both of whom
preceded him in death.
On April 8, 1961,
at St. Paul Lutheran Church, he married the love of his life, Sharon Weaver
Gumz, who survives in Porter, IN,
He is also survived
by his loving children: Michael (Marilyn) Gumz of Milford, IN, Krystal
(Gary) Hartrunft of Chesterton, IN, and Jeffrey C. Gumz of Colorado Springs,
CO; his five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his sisters: Marlene
Miller of Valparaiso, IN, and Betty (Richard) Deso of North Judson, IN; and
by his sister-in-law, Cindy Schroeder of Michigan City, IN.
served his country in the United States Military. He was a longtime member
of St. Paul Lutheran Church, and loved hunting, fishing, archery, and
will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul
Lutheran Church, 106 E 1100 N, Chesterton, IN, with Reverend Erich Fickel
officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., at
White- Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
may be given to VNA Hospice, 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
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