July 28, 2013

Christopher John "Chris" Mummert


---- — Christopher John ‘Chris’ Mummert

CUTLER — Christopher John “Chris” Mummert, 17, Cutler, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born Aug. 15, 1995, in Lafayette, the son of John Timothy and Betty Jean Keller Mummert. His father preceded him in death.

Chris was a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 144 of the Sagamore Council. He enjoyed camping, canoeing, building, hunting, fishing, playing video games and collecting Hot Wheels. He loved animals and kids.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one sister, Donna Jean Bailey; one niece, Chelsey Kay Bailey; one nephew, Joseph John Bailey Jr.; maternal grandparents, Frank and Helen Keller; paternal grandmother, Mary Phyllis Mummert; aunts and uncles, Pat (Tom) Mummert, Jeff (Cindy) Mummert, Joretta (Tom) Fuller, Joyce (Jeff) Anderson, Jerry (companion Gary) Clark, George (Julie) Keller, Mike (Gloria Jean) Keller, Rose (Donny) Keefer and Della (Kyle) Lloyd; and several cousins.

In addition to his father, Chris was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Oliver Mummert, and aunt, Rosalee Keller.

A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Carroll High School, Flora, with Tyler Jenkins officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Ball Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at the high school.

Memorials in Chris’ name may be made to Boy Scouts Troop No. 144.

Arrangements are entrusted to Genda Funeral Home Reinke Chapel, Flora. Online condolences may be directed to