Ethel Florence Perdew (May) Hummel (1941 - 2018)

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Ethel Florence Perdew Hummel, 76, passed away on Sept. 29, 2018, at CHI Lakeside Hospital in Omaha.
Ethel Hummel, daughter of the late Ellis and Blanche (Wolf) May, was born on Dec. 7, 1941, in Shambaugh.
Ethel grew up in Shenandoah and graduated from Shenandoah High School with the class of 1959.
Ethel was united in marriage to William "Bill" Perdew on June 16, 1966, and Gary Hummel on Dec. 5, 2005. She was a nurses aide at Elm Heights, Gardenview and other care facilities. She enjoyed reading, listening to music and dancing.
Ethel was preceded in death by her husbands, William "Bill" Perdew and Gary Hummel; sisters, Carolyn Ingram, Marian Cave and Virginia Zwiers; and brothers, Kenneth May, Charles May and William May.
Ethel is survived by her daughter, Debra Engel and husband Todd of Bennington, Neb.; son, Todd Perdew and wife Brandi of Manilla; grandchildren, Faith and Jared Engel and Cooper and Carson Perdew; sisters, Marcella Tomei of Yuba City, Calif.; Viola Gray of Eldora; Ida Reding of Harrison, Ark.; and Arlene Young of Washington, N.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Celebration of life memorial graveside service was held Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah. Memorials may be directed to the or the .
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at hackettlivingston.com. Services were entrusted to Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home.
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Published in The Red Oak Express on Oct. 9, 2018
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