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Pauline Schum, 103, Mariah Hill

Pauline Theresa Schum, 103, formerly of Mariah Hill, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand. 

Pauline was born April 17, 1917 in Mariah Hill to Frank P. and Lena (Roos) Dilger. She was united in marriage with Roman S. Schum on October 14, 1947, in Mary Help Of Christians Church, Mariah Hill. Roman passed away on April 30, 1989.

Surviving are three daughters, Dolores Fuesler and Margaret (Joe) Nord, both of Huntingburg, and Mary Ann (Daniel) Bettag of Ferdinand, eight grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. 

Pauline was preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia Mae Schum in infancy; brothers, Frank A., Clem, Placidus, Leo, Emil and Philip Dilger; and two sisters, Leona Barth and Alma Luebbehusen. 

A funeral mass for Pauline Schum will be held at 12 p.m. ET Wednesday, December 2, in Mary Help Of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. ET Wednesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Help Of Christians Cemetery Fund. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. 

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