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Betty Jane Cassens Kummer

Obituary for Betty Jane Cassens Kummer

March 3, 1924 - August 1, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 93


Betty Jane Cassens Kummer peacefully departed this life on August 1, 2017. Betty was born on March 3, 1924 to Margaret and William Cassens in St. Louis, Mo. She attended Normandy High School and married Paul Kummer in 1945. She and Paul raised a family in St. Louis before retiring to Lago Vista, TX in 1989. They moved to San Antonio in 2007, finally residing at The Laurels. Betty loved dancing, golf, playing bridge, and watching old movies on TCM.

She is survived by her children: Cathy (Mark) Hoffman, Huntsville, AL; Karen Franklin, Atlanta, GA; Paul (Paula) Kummer, San Antonio, TX; her seven grandchildren: Mike Hoffman, Chris Hoffman, Andrew (Tatiana) Franklin, Brett (Amy) Kummer, Kyle (Shea) Kummer, and Trent Kummer; plus her six great grandchildren: Holt, Preston, Jett, Caroline, and Ford Kummer, and Anna Franklin. She is also survived by her nieces Sandy Greene and Susan England.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Paul Kummer; her son-in-law, Ray Franklin; her grandson, Peter Franklin; and her sister, Ruth Kent.

Services will be on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 12:00 noon at St. Andrew Lutheran Church with interment at 2:00 pm at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery. Visitation will be at 11 am before the service. Porter Loring Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Lutheran Church Music Ministry or a charity of your choice.

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