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Miriam Rumsey was a graduate of LaFayette High School

D. Miriam Rumsey died on Saturday, May 25, 2019. Miriam was born in Lafayette, Ohio, on Dec. 21, 1925, to Warren and Lelah (Stanyer) Knoble who are deceased. She married Roy Rumsey on June 21, 1946, and he died on June 1, 1985.

She is survived by two sons, Royce Rumsey. Laguna Beach California, and Todd (Patricia) Rumsey of Kansas City, Kansas; two daughters, Cameron Brown of San Jose, California and Leslie (Ron) Hulshizer of Edmond, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Travis Wise, Eric (Caitlin) Hulshizer, Megan Hulshizer, Caitlyn Rumsey, Alex Rumsey and Brayden Rumsey; two great grandchildren, Astoria Hulshizer and Rosalie Hulshizer; and one sister, Alice (Charles) Jacobs of Ft. Myers, Florida.

Miriam graduated from Lafayette High School and attended Bowling Green University. She was a life member of the Lima Memorial Hospital Auxilary for over 28 years.

She was a member of the First Mennonite Church in Bluffton and was a past resident of Maple Crest Village in Bluffton, Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Brentwood, Tennessee, and Touchmark Retirement Community in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 8, at noon at Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum in Lima.

Miriam’s nephew, Pastor Brent Driver will officiate the service. In lieu of flowers, please donate to either the Lima Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Area Agency on Aging 3, Inc. Meals on Wheels Program

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.