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20 March 1968
Funeral Card of MR. & MRS.  DAVID S. DUMLER
(Double Funeral Card)
David S. Dumler, son of Jacob and Katherine (Beck) Dumler, was born on January 18, 1887, at Blumenfeldt, Russia, He passed away on March 17, 1968 at the age of 81 years, 1 month and 29 days. David came to the United States with his parents as a small boy and settled in the Pioneer community, where he grew to manhood. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Jacob Jr., Emanuel (sic) and Alex and one sister, Mrs. Kristina Reissig. Survivors are a brother George A. Dumler and a sister, Mrs. Katie Maier, both of Russell.

Carrie Strecker, daughter of August and Mollie (Milberger) Strecker, was born October 18, 1889 at Yankton, South Dakota. She passed away on March 18, 1968 at the age of 78 years and 5 months. She came to the Russell area as a baby with her parents. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Mrs. J. R. Wolf. Survivors are two brothers, Alex and Ed Strecker of Russell; four sisters, Mrs. George Reed of Ponca City, Oklahoma; Mrs. Emanuel Tittel and Mrs. David Bay of Russell and Mrs. George J. Dumler of Salina.

David and Carrie were united in marriage on Febuary 25, 1913 at Russell and made their home on the farm in the Pioneer community. This union was blessed with one daughter Alvina, three sons, Paul, Carl, and Ernest who died as an infant. Their life was centered around the activities of the family, the farm and the church. They were confirmed members of St. John Lutheran Church and continued an active interest in the church throughout their lives. David retired from the farm early in life and they moved to Russell in 1941 where he could better care for his wife Carrie.

They, however, maintained a keen interest in the farming activities.
They are survived by their daughter, Mrs. Carl (Alvina) Dietz of Otis, Kansas; two sons Paul E. and Carl A., Russell; 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Place and Time of Service:
St. John Lutheran Church, Wednesday, March 20, 1968 - 2:00 p.m.
preceded by a family service at Pohlman's Memorial Chapel at 1:30 p.m.
Clergyman: Rev. R. G. Sedo
Music: "How Great Thou Art" "Abide with Me."
Singers: Clinton Seifert, Ed Sewell, Howard Vladar, Fred Niedenthal
Organist: Mrs. Howard Vladar
Casket Bearers: Denny D. Dumler, Carl A. Dumler Jr., Carl W. Dietz, James Hoss, James Foster, John Naegele
Interment: St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell, Kansas
Pohlman's Russell Mortuary, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pohlman, Russell, Kansas.

Transcribed and Contributed by Glenda Brack

Last Updated:  Thursday, April 18, 2002 19:59:47

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