Loretta R. (Rauch) RumschlagJanuary 22, 1934 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 83)
Loretta R. Rumschlag, 83, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Parkview Health – Randallia. She was born in Adams County, IN, on January 22, 1934, the daughter of the late Alfred and Rose (Faurote) Rauch. On October 15, 1955, she married Louis R. Rumschlag.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society, where she served as a former president. Also through that Society, she and her sisters planned and prepared the funeral dinners for the Parish for many years. She worked as a homemaker and then worked at CTS in Berne for over ten years. She also was the head cook at the West End Restaurant for several years.
Loretta is survived by her husband of 61 years, Louis R. Rumschlag of Decatur; a daughter, Marilyn (Brian) Andrews of Decatur; 3 sons, Denny (Becky) Rumschlag of Decatur, Dr. Tony (Hella) Rumschlag of Noblesville, and Dave (Peggy) Rumschlag of Huntertown; 2 brothers, John (Marie) Rauch of Monroe and Alvin (Angie) Rauch of Decatur; a sister, Harriet (Ken) Schwaller of Decatur; 2 brothers-in-law, Frank DeKoninck of Ft. Wayne and Leonard Lengerich of Decatur; 9 grandchildren, Kyle (Rachel) Andrews, Craig (Veronica) Rumschlag, Amy (Kory) Hart, Adam Rumschlag, Andy (Hayley) Rumschlag, Jeffrey Rumschlag, David Tyler (Colleen) Rumschlag, Matt (Jackie) Rumschlag, and Tiffany (Clayton) Barrows; 2 great grandchildren, Olivia Rumschlag and Lauren Hart, and baby Barrows on-the-way.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Nicholas Wayne Andrews; 3 brothers, Homer, Charlie, and Bill Rauch; 3 sisters, Ruth Gage, Phyllis DeKoninck, and Leona Lengerich.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. in the Woodcrest Porter Auditorium and 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 3:15 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with calling 1 hour prior from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Fr. Bob J. Lengerich will be officiating and burial will take place in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Masses, St. Joseph Catholic School, or St. Mary’s Building On Our Heritage.