Clara Josephine Dummer, 94 of Chillicothe passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Heritage Health Care in Chillicothe, IL.
She was born October 19, 1917 in Peoria, IL the daughter of Fredrick and Josephine Mary (Herzog) Schmidt. She married Clyde Culbertson in 1940. She later married Keith Dummer March 23, 1950. He preceded her in death January 10, 1990.
Surviving are two sons; Dean A.(Janet) Culbertson of Dallas City, IL and Clyde Culbertson of Chillicothe, Son-In-Law; Jim Dooley of Peoria, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter; Nadine Dooley, one sister; Louise Lulay and two brothers; BobSchmidt and Fred Schmidt.
Clara worked for J.C. Penney in Chillicothe for many years.
She was a member of the Chillicothe First United Methodist Church, the Chillicothe Red Hat Society and Peoria County Home Extension.
Funeral service will be held 11:00am on Friday, August 3, 2012 at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe with visitation held one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Ted Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, IL. Memorials may be made to Rescue 33. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com