AMerican Veteran 11

Jeremy Lee Kumfer

September 28, 1978 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 43)

Obituary

Jeremy L. Kumfer, 43, of Avilla, passed away on October 19, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Fort Wayne, on September 28, 1978, to Ric and Rebecca (Lock) Kumfer.  Jeremy spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1997. Later he received his Associates Degree from Ivy Tech.

After high school he went to work as a tool maker and then joined the Carpenters Union, Local 214. He then served in the Army National Guard before going to work for Nipsco as a lineman, which was his dream job.

Jeremy was married to Amber Hoogewerf in Fort Wayne, on June 11, 2015.

He loved his job and he never missed a storm or missed any overtime. More than that he loved his family, especially his children.

Jeremy is survived by his wife of six years, Amber Kumfer; three children, Gabrielle, Gage and Greysen Kumfer; mother, Becky Kumfer; father, Ric (Amie) Kumfer; brother, Chad (Alyssa) Kumfer; stepsisters, Brekan Manahan and Felicia Ott; grandmother, Lydia Kumfer.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Jason Kumfer and an infant sister, Lyndsey Kumfer.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Immaculate Conception Church, Ege on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior to the Mass, at the funeral home.
 
Family will also receive friends at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Sunday, October 24, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Burial taking place at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Ege.

Memorials to his children, C/O Chad Kumfer.

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Services

Public Viewing
Sunday
October 24, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Public Viewing
Monday
October 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
October 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Ege
7046 E 400 S
Laotto, IN 46763

Interment following funeral service
Monday
October 25, 2021

Ege Catholic Cemetery
7340 East County Road 400 South (just east of Ege)
LaOtto, IN 46763

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