In Memoriam : Laura Rumsey

Laura Rumsey Laura Ruth Rumsey - age: 94
(July 21, 1924 to February 16, 2019 )
Resident of West City, Illinois

Visitation Information:
VISITATION:
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3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2019
Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church
707 East Webster Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL:
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5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2019
Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church
707 East Webster Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


VISITATION & BURIAL:
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Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019
Skyline Memorial Park and Crematory
24800 South Governors Highway
Monee, Illinois 60449

Burial will take place at the conclusion of the visitation on Monday

Obituary:
Mrs. Laura Ruth Rumsey, age 94, of West City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at her home.

Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church of Benton, with Rev. Chris Hammonds officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church of Benton. Visitation will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019 at the Skyline Memorial Park and Crematory of Monee, IL, where burial will occur at the conclusion of the services. Arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Mrs. Rumsey was born on July 21, 1924 in Saline County, IL, the daughter of Arthur Wilson and Leeta (Poole) Wilson. She married Vernon Rumsey on December 20, 1941, and he preceded her in death on April 28, 1999.

She worked as a factory worker with the W.H. Hutchinson Company of Chicago; and she was a member of the United Steel Workers Local.

Sister Rumsey was a member of the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church of Benton. Her church was the number one part of her life.

She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, puzzles, reading Christian novels, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are four children: Jerry Lee Rumsey and wife Holly of Tinley Park, IL, Sandra Kay Martinsen and husband Kenneth of West Frankfort, IL, Vernon Dale Rumsey of Buckley, IL, and Michael Ray Rumsey of West City; eight grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; a sister: Mabel Serles of Harrisburg, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Rumsey was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter: Helen Rumsey; a son: Kenneth Eugene Rumsey; siblings: Howard Wilson, Helen Hall, Mary Tomlinson, Lucille Hohrein, Frances Schwartz, Betty Akins, Doris Buonamici; and a half-brother Dale Wilson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Mrs. Laura Ruth Rumsey, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com



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