Lucille Marie Bumm, 85, New Boston

Lucille Marie Bumm, 85, of New Boston, passed away Sunday,December 16, 2018, of Alzheimers at 8:40 a.m. EST at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand.

Born December 4, 1933, in Adyeville, she was the daughter of Joseph H. and Otilla (Otto) Kunkler. Lucille married Johnny F. Bumm Sr. on July 5, 1951, in Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s Church. He preceded her in death on August 5, 2012.

Survivors include her children, Judy Gutsell (Gary) of Santa Claus, Jeanne M. Bumm of Santa Claus, John “JR” Bumm (Bonnie) of Evanston and Ronnie “Popeye” Bumm (Beth) of Troy; daughter-in-law, Alberta Bumm of Huntingburg; siblings, Jerome “Pete” Kunkler (Marlene) of Perry County, Albert “Boss” Kunkler (Imogene) of Ferdinand, sister-in-law, Rita Kunkler of St. Meinrad; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, Johnny; her son, Daniel; brother, Hilbert F. Kunkler; and twin brothers, Edmond and Raymond Kunkler, who both died in infancy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. CST Thursday, December 20, at St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, and from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, Tell City.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church Ladies Sodelity.

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