V. Herman Krum, 101, of Danville PA went home to be with her Lord on Sunday
morning, January 15, 2017 at Emmanuel Nursing Center at Maria Joseph Manor
was born November 14, 1915 in Montour County PA the daughter of late Morgan
John and Margaret Kashner Herman. Her family began the Herman Dairy Farm
which was highly known for horse and buggy milk delivery for many years.
was married to the love of her life for 68 years, Clyde W. Krum, who
preceded her in death on February 23, 2001. They were married September 3,
with being a helpmate to her husband on the family farm and trucking
business and a devoted homemaker throughout her life, she was employed at
Geisinger Medical Center in the Dietary Department from where she retired.
was a member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church Riverside PA. Ruth was
also a member of the Elkettes, Eastern Star and also a longtime member of
the Valley Grange. Ruth was a very social person and her involvement in
various other organizations is notable.
was an avid traveler with her husband to many local places and together they
visited 50 states and Mexico. She also enjoyed playing pinochle.
Her hospitality was evident throughout all the
times she opened her home to serve, cook, and entertain her friends. She was
well known by her family for her remarkable cooking and baking skills. Her
family will always treasure the family holidays and dinners of up to 30 or
more of her loved ones gathered around her table.
Ruth cared deeply about her husband, lived her
life in full dedication to her family, whom she adored, and treasured her
many friends. Ruth was truly an amazing woman who will be greatly missed and
forever remembered by many.
She is survived by one
daughter, Mary Ellen Hummer and her husband Donald of Danville PA. Also
surviving are numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great
grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving is one
sister, Sarah Herman Crossley and one brother, Thomas Herman; both of
was preceded in death by one daughter; Thelma M. Welliver on August 22,
2011. She was also preceded in death by three sisters; Mildred Hawk, Mary
Cooke and Anna Phillips and two brothers; John and James Herman.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Ruth's Life to
be held Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM at St. Peter's United
Methodist Church 240 Sunbury Road Riverside PA with the Reverend Dr. Donald
N. Hurley officiating. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville
PA. Friends will be received from 9:30 AM until 11:15 AM at the church.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to St.
Peter's United Methodist Church PO Box 428 Riverside PA 17868 or Emmanuel
Nursing Center 600 Schoolhouse Road Danville PA.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.