Theresa (Deutsch) Dumler, 92, of Milberger, Kansas, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Country Place Senior Living in Hoisington, Kansas.
Theresa was born October 26, 1925 in Susank, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Amelia (Bitter) Deutsch. She grew up and attended school in the Susank area.
Theresa met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Alvin G. Dumler on March 17, 1946 in Milberger. This union was blessed with three children; Lily, Sylvia and Marlin. They made their home in the Milberger area. Alvin preceded her in death on March 25, 2007.
Theresa was a devoted wife and homemaker for her family. She enjoyed helping Alvin on their family farm. She worked over 17 years in the Russell High School as a Cook. Before marriage she worked at the grocery store in Susank. She was an active member of the Milberger United Emmanuel Lutheran Church and the Prairie Mates EHU. She enjoyed cooking, making popcorn balls for family and friends, watching birds and cheering on her K.C. Royals. She loved taking care of her grandchildren whenever she could.
Surviving family include her daughters, Lily Akings (Dean) of Great Bend, Kansas and Sylvia Dumler of Russell, Kansas; son, Marlin Dumler (Lori) of Russell, Kansas; brother, Jr. Deutsch of Hoisington, Kansas; sister, Wilma Haesemeyer of Hutchinson, Kansas; five grandchildren, Randall Akings, Melissa Schuman (John), Katie Vars (Ryan), Jake Dumler (Shiloah) and Cody Dumler (Meghan); six great grandchildren, Carson Schuman, Hugh Isaac Riley, Taylor Vars, Logan Vars, Allison Dumler and Adrian Dumler.
Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, husband Alvin, six brothers and two sisters.
Celebration of Theresa’s Life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the Milberger United Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at the Milberger Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell, with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Memorials have been established with the Women of United Emmanuel Lutheran Church and the American Heart Association. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.