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Obituary: Mary Lou Shumaker, Franklin

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Mary Lou Shumaker, 90, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her residence in Franklin. She was a former resident of Indianapolis.

Born Oct. 1, 1923, in Marion, Ill., to the late Tine and Allean Hudgens, she was a 1942 graduate of West Frankfort High School in Illinois.

An avid Pacer and Colts fan, she really enjoyed shopping and watching soap operas and people. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

She had worked at P.R. Mallory, RCA, William H. Block and Lazarus.

Survivors include her children, Robbie Sonnenberg (Phil), Joe Shumaker (Cinda), Lou Ann Rose (Matt); grandchildren, Steve (Noura) and Jon (Rebekah) Sonnenberg, Andrea Eppley (Barry), Jason Bradley (Jackie), Cindy Erickson (Stephen), Angie Shumaker, Jeremy Rose (Amber), Sarah Rose, Jennifer Kinsley (Jim), Matt Culp (Christina); great-grandchildren, Sam, Tait, Reid, Quin, Maya, Jack, Emma, Lauren, Allison, Gabriella, Christian, Tyler, Cassidy, Chelsea and Clayton.

She was preceded in death by husband of 59 years, Clarence J. Shumaker, Sr. and daughter, Jane Ellen Sweigart.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave., Indianapolis with a funeral service at 1 p.m Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin Community Church.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ghherrmann.com

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