Mary Theresa Kumm, neé Young, went to be with her Lord on June 17, 2019 in Yakima, after having had a stroke in May. She was born in Twisp on March 20, 1946, to William Lindsey Young and Mary Agnes (Horkan) Young. She graduated from Twisp High School in 1964. She married Donald J. Kumm of Mazama in 1965 with whom she had two children. They later divorced. She earned a bachelor of arts in education in 1976 from Central Washington State College and taught special education for many years. Her faith was an important aspect of her life and she enjoyed taking part in the church choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents, step-mothers Ines (Jones) Young, and Gladys (Young) Craig. She is survived by her children John (Sherri) Kumm of Clarkston, Washington, and Theresa (Emmanuel) Hooper of Dallas, Texas/Irvine, California, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. We her children have hope that through our individual faith in Christ we will meet again in heaven (John 11:25-26 & II Cor. 5:1-2).
There will be an informal memorial service held at Beaver Creek Cemetery on Saturday (June 29), 2019, at 1 p.m. You are welcome to join us.