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Lavila G. Kumm

Lavila G. Kumm
October 13, 1926 -  September 13, 2018

Lavila G. Kumm age 91, of Fremont
Died Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Nye Legacy

Lavila was born October 13, 1926, on a farm northeast of Osmond, Nebraska to Henry and Hattie ‘Koehler’ Schumacher. Her first two years of schooling was in a rural school then Immanuel Lutheran School in Osmond where she was confirmed. She graduated from Osmond High School in 1943.

On April 12, 1944 she married Harland Kumm at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond. She was baptized (November 7, 1926), confirmed (April 2, 1939) and married all by Pastor Eric Holstien.

After Harland returned from his military service, the couple began farming at Osmond. Later they moved to the Laurel and Wayne areas. They moved to Fremont permanently in 1969. Lavila was employed as a nurse aid at the Fremont Hospital, a dental assistant in both Wayne and Fremont, cake decorator at Vienna Bakery for 8 years and Randall’s Super Valu. Later she had her own bakery out of her home called ‘Kumm’s Kakes’ for 20 years.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, taking part in many church activities. She very much enjoyed her bible studies which she led for many years, both in Wayne and Fremont.

Sons – Rodney (Elaine) Kumm of St. Louis, MO.
Alan (Sandy) Kumm of Fremont
Terry Kumm (and special Friend Carla Bowers) of Fremont
David (Lynne) Kumm of Seward
10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 3 step-great granddaughters, 1 great great step granddaughter,
4 great, great granddaughters.
Sister-in-law – Elaine (Lloyd) Timmerman of Osmond
Brothers-in-law – Kenneth (Norma) Kumm of Bloomfield
Milford (Hattie) Kumm of Osmond
Robert (LaVerne) Kumm of Lincoln
Gary Koeppe of Norfolk

Lavila was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harland in 2008, daughter Carol in 1990, sister Lois Koeppe, one great granddaughter McKenzy and grandson-in-law Glenn Seely.

The funeral will be 10:30am Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont. The Rev. Dan Heuer will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Sunday from 2pm to 6pm with the family present from 4pm to 6pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.

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