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Clara "Beanie" Eileen (Piening) Rumsey

March 10, 1932 ~ March 19, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


       Clara Eileen “Beanie” (Piening) Rumsey of Aurora passed away at the age of 91 at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville on Sunday, March 19, 2023. Eileen was born on Thursday, March 10, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of August and Clara (Bryan) Piening. Eileen married the love of her life, Francis “Frank”, “Gene” Rumsey, on April 2, 1949 and he preceded her on January 6, 2018. She attended Seton High School before moving to Indiana. She worked at Seagram’s and later worked at Dearborn County Hospital as an aide. Eileen was a long-time member of Holman Christian Union Church. She enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers and birdwatching. She loved being on the farm and loved her home. Eileen most of all loved her family.

       Eileen will be missed by her daughter Donna (Ralph) Larimore of Aurora; son Donald (Irine) Rumsey of Guilford; sister Charlotte (Charlie) Homer of Cincinnati; brother John (Sandy) Piening of Harrison, Ohio and sister-in-law Ada Courter of Anderson; grandchildren Aaron (Michelle) Rumsey, Elizabeth (Tom Gaughan) Larimore, Virginia Larimore, Bradley Rumsey, and Kristin Rumsey; great-grandchildren David Denney, and Liam Rumsey.

       Eileen was preceded in death by her parents August and Clara Piening; husband Francis “Frank”, “Gene” Rumsey; her son, David Rumsey, and 5 siblings.

       There are no services at this time. Her body has been donated to science at UCMC. Memorials may be given in honor of Eileen to Holman Christian Union Church and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

       Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements: PO Box 156, Moores Hill, IN 47032, (812) 744-3280. Please visit our website at www.sibbettmoore.com to share your condolences and memories of Eileen.


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