SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Jeanne Marie Huston Rumburg passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2023, after a recent illness. She resided in Chardon at Maplewood Assisted Living and formerly resided in Sebring, Winona, East Palestine and Homeworth.
She was born in Rogers, Ohio in 1933 to H. Burt and Pauline Finch Huston.
Her family includes her son, Ed (Mary Beth); grandson, Dr. Aaron Rumburg (Dr. Anuja Kapil); great-grandson, Sahil and daughter, Kelsey (Klevi Bejo). She is also survived by brother, Donald (Lynda) Huston; sister-in-law Kay Huston and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews, as well as many friends.
Her brother, Jim Huston, also passed away in 2023.
She was married to Dale Rumburg on April 2, 1958 and he predeceased her in 2008.
Jeanne graduated from East Liverpool High School, attended Baldwin Wallace and graduated from The Ohio State University in Vocational Home Economics. She later obtained a Master’s in Guidance and Counseling from Youngstown State University.
She taught Home Economics in Alliance, Marlington and East Palestine. She was also employed by The OSU Extension Service in Ashland County, Canfield area and Columbiana County, as a Family and Consumer Sciences Agent before retiring in 1988.
She was an active member of the Salem First United Methodist Church, The Columbiana County Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, East Palestine Eastern Star, The Gamma Phi Upsilon Omicron Society and the Ohio Farm Bureau.
She is remembered for her passionate care for those around her, dedication to her community and faith and deep love of sewing and textiles.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts should be made to the Salem First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Street, Salem, OH 44460.
A Celebration of life service will be held at Salem First United Methodist Church at a later date.
Friends and family may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Salem, 330-337-6363.