Rita Elaine (Hopkins) Lumm, 87, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, December 18.
Rita was born on January 30, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to Arthur and LaVora (Miller) Hopkins. She was raised in Garrett, Indiana and graduated from Garrett High School in 1952.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Lumm. They were high school sweethearts who each went their separate ways but found their way back to each other and married in 1971. They resided in Kokomo, Indiana before retiring to Melbourne Beach, Florida in 1988.
Rita is survived by three sons, John Spees, Randall (Tami) Spees, and Darryl Spees; One stepdaughter, Lori (Bill) Kile; Two stepsons, Steve (Daun) Lumm, and David (Rose Mary) Lumm; twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, Samuel (Steph) Hopkins.
Rita was a long-time member of both Beta Sigma Phi social sorority and Seaside Piecemakers Quilt Club of Melbourne Beach.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Beach Funeral Home in Indian Harbor Beach, FL at 3:00PM. Friends and family will gather at 2:00PM for a time of visiation with a special tribute by Beta Sigma Phi sorority taking place at 2:30PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made in Rita’s name to the Spina Bifida Association
1600 Wilson Blvd., Ste 800 Arlington, VA 22209 www.spinabifidaassociation.org/donate.
Condolences may be sent to www.beachfuneralhome.com