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Esther T. Rumage

August 2, 1928 March 20, 2019
Esther T. Rumage
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Obituary for Esther T. Rumage

Esther T. Rumage, 90, of Rockton, IL died at 9:58 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Beloit Memorial Hospital.

Born August 2, 1928, in Beloit, WI, the daughter of Ralph and Agnes (Lathers) Meech, graduated from Beloit High School, Class of 1946. Esther married Donald L. Rumage in Orfordville, WI on February 14, 1948. She was employed as a school bus driver for the Shirland School District for many years. Esther farmed in Rockton, IL for most of her life where she was involved with 4-H, not only as a leader, but as well as chaperoning many trips. She also enjoyed knitting, baking cookies, crocheting and reading.

Survivors include son Jim (Brenda) Rumage of Rockton, IL; son Mark (Anita) Rumage of Rockford, IL; Son-in-Law Tom Streich of Orfordville, Wi; Son-in-Law Ed Specht of Rockton, IL; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren with one on the way and sister Eva Arnold.
She is preceded in death by her husband Donald who died in 2013, daughter Carol Streich and Anita Specht, grandson Mike Rumage and brother Byron Meech.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Heartland Hospice and NorthPointe Terrace.

Funeral Ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 25, 2019 at McCorkle Funeral Home- Rockton Chapel, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL with Chaplin Rod Wedel of Heartland Hospice officiating. Burial will be in Rockton Township Cemetery, Rockton, IL. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

A memorial is to be established.


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Visitation

Sunday

24

Mar

4:00 PM 3/24/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Monday

25

Mar

10:00 AM 3/25/2019 10:00:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rockton Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rockton
Rockton, IL 61072

Rockton Rockton 61072 IL
United States
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