The Rev. George A. Mumm, 90
Aug. 20, 1925 ó April 15, 2016
The Lord in His abundant mercy sent His angel to carry home the soul of the Rev. George A. Mumm on Friday, April 15, 2016.
He was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Lindy, Nebraska, the son of the late Hans and Ida (nee Hansen) Mumm. On July 27, 1952, he was united in marriage to Pauline Meyer in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Pauline preceded George in death Nov. 29, 2014.
The Rev. George A. Mumm was ordained into Holy Ministry on June 12, 1955, at St. Martinís Lutheran Church of What Cheer, Iowa, which he served together with Calvary Lutheran Church of Deep River and Grace Lutheran Church of Montezuma. In June 1957, he was installed as pastor of St. Markís Lutheran Church of Wausau, where he served until 1966. Then in October 1966, the Rev. George A. Mumm was installed at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Bend where he served for 39 years.
Those the Rev. George A. Mumm leaves behind to cherish his memory include three sons, the Rev. David (Kathy) Mumm of Machesney Park, Illinois, Timothy Mumm of Whitewater and James (Sharon) Mumm of Glendale; eight grandchildren, Sarah (the Rev. Arthur) Werzner, Nathaniel (Erin) Mumm, Naomi (Scott) MacDonald, BJ (Amy) Mumm, Rebekah (Travis) Roehl, Anna Mumm, Ruth Mumm and Julia Mumm; five great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Werzner, Austin Mumm, Clay Mumm, Sean Mumm and Eli Mumm; a sister-in-law, Rachel Mumm of Bloomfield, Nebraska; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents and wife of 62 years, Pauline, the Rev. George A. Mumm was preceded in death by a son, Mark Mumm, and six siblings, Dr. Harry (Jean) Mumm, Clarence (Ada) Mumm, Alvin (Vernelle) Mumm, Aaron Mumm, Irene (Elmer) Gieselman and Lyle Mumm.
A funeral service for the Rev. George A. Mumm will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church (809 S. Sixth Ave., West Bend) with entombment following at Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend.
The Mumm family will greet relatives and friends from 3-8 p.m. Friday at the Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend). Visitation will continue Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the George and Pauline Mumm Scholarship or St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with the Rev. George A. Mummís arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.
The Mumm family extends a special thank you to the staff of Lawlis Family Hospice, Horizon Home Care and Hospice, and the pastoral staff of St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church.