Betty J. Schumer


Betty Jane Schumer, 78, of Perryville passed away Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021 at Holiday Residential Care.
She was born Aug. 25, 1943 in Cape Girardeau to Arthur and Della (Robison) Bingenheimer.
She and Othmar J. Schumer were married on Nov. 24, 1962 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Sereno.
Betty was of the Lutheran faith. She met OJ after moving to Perryville when her family established Bing’s Cafe in Sereno. Betty successfully raised four children and created a loving home for her family. She enjoyed gardening, canning, embroidery and reading. She also loved watching her grandchildren play sports. Betty was an excellent cook. Her chicken and dumplings were the best! The loves of her life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda (Curt) Buerck of Perryville, Lisa (Kevin) Martin of Perryville, Lori Schumer of Perryville; son, Michael (Lori) Schumer of Pevely; brother, Wayne (Jean) Bingenheimer of Springfield, Ill.; sister, Joy Blake of DeSoto; seven grandchildren, Lindsay (Drew) Palisch, Kaleb (Stacie) Schumer, Kody (Melissa) Martin, Dalton Schumer, Landon Buerck, Elijah Schumer, Leah Buerck; four great-grandchildren, Lettie and Layne Palisch, Kambrie and Kinley Martin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Harold Bingenheimer; grandchild, Aaron McCarthy.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 and Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 from 8-10 a.m. at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville.
Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville with Deacon Direk Hunt officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville.
Memorial contributions may be given to Crown Hospice or Charity of your choice.
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Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.