She is survived by her sister, Josephine Banks, and her children, Edward (Lora) Kuemmerle, Thomas (Patricia) Kuemmerle, William Kuemmerle, Catherine (Brian) Schnellinger, Barbara (Bernard) Hardy and Colleen (Tracy) Bass. She has 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Anita Marie Kuemmerle, daughter-in-law, Joan (William) Kuemmerle, granddaughter, Carol Jaen Schnellinger, brother-in-law, William Banks and niece, Jean Apodaca.
She will be deeply missed by her family, her church and the many individuals whose lives she touched with her service and dedication.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Laubach Literacy International, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries, 222 Waverly Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244-2010 or the Roswell Literacy Council, 609 West 10th Street, Roswell, NM 88201.
Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria on Saturday, August 4, at 10:30am. Reverend Charles Diedrick will officiate. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria from 7-8pm Friday, August 3 and 9-10am Saturday. Burial will take place in South Park Cemetery in Roswell, New Mexico. www.buschcares.com