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Lin Rumer taught elementary school

Linda "Lin" R. (Obenour) Rumer, 73, passed away unexpectedly November 23, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born February 22, 1948 in Bradenton, Florida.  Linda married the love of her life Daniel F. Rumer who preceded her in death on July 26, 2010.  

Lin attended Elida High School and graduated from Bluffton College with an education degree.  She taught elementary school at Shawnee Maplewood and Ada.  In her spare time, she enjoyed quilting, crafting and gardening. Lin was a member of multiple quilting clubs and also the Bluffton Presbyterian Church.  

Lin is survived by three children, Chris (Bill) Gable of Bluffton, Tony (Jill) Rumer of Bluffton, Natalie (Todd) Koch of Cincinnati; seven grandchildren for whom she adored, Drew (Chelsey Hastings) Gable, Ashlin (Kelly) Freimark, Adrian (Austin) Bricker, Brandon Koch, Bret (Mady) Rumer, Abby Koch and Averey Rumer.  She was also blessed with three great-grandchildren, Valery Rumer, Lincoln Rumer, Haven Bricker and her sisters, Bonnie J. (Eric) Carlson of Lima and Cora Lee (Chuck) Clark of Englewood, Florida.  

Lin was preceded in death by a sister, Connie A. Burke.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Bluffton Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Beaverdam. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bluffton Presbyterian Church.  

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.