Beverly Grace Schrum, age 89 of Fairfield, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at her home.
Visitation for family & friends will be 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home with Dave Goehring officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Cards and memorials may be mailed to Heartland Humane Society. Cards and memorials may be mailed to Sheryl Chapuis, 11787 Route W30, Stockport, Iowa 52651.
Beverly “Bev” was born on February 4, 1930, to Jesse and Grace (Brombaugh) Elmore in Stockport, Ia. She and her parents lived on a farm through the great depression and the beginning of WWII. In 1944 they moved to Fairfield, Ia.
Bev married James “Bud” Schrum on April 2, 1961, in Barhydt Chapel in Fairfield, Ia. She had been an executive assistant to the President of Parsons College and this was the college’s chapel. They were married for 48 years before Bud passed away on March 31, 2010.
Bev taught business classes at the Cardinal School district for many years and Bud had taught at Fairfield High School for many years as well. Their love of education and students was well known. As Bud was a Veteran and a member of the American Legion Bev became a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Bev is survived by nieces, nephews and students.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Bud, two sisters; Wilma Morrison and Donna Philips, and one brother; Kenneth Elmore.