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Jewell Kathryn Schram Humes

June 17, 1927 — June 29, 2023

Ponca, Nebraska

  Jewell Kathryn Schram Humes, 96, entered into eternal rest on June 29, 2023 at the Elms Health Care Center in Ponca, Nebraska. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 8, 2023 at the Gospel Chapel in Newcastle, Nebraska. Private interment will be at Newcastle City Cemetery. Mohr Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

  Jewell was born June 17, 1927 at Newcastle, Nebraska, the daughter of Frederick and Kathryn (Johnson) Gould.  She put her trust in Jesus Christ on June 2, 1940. Jewell graduated from Newcastle High School in 1944 and from Northwestern Bible College in 1950.

  Jewell married Carrol Schram on November 17, 1954 and became the mother to his children, Bob and Shirley. 

  To this union three children were born: John, Rick, and Joan. 

  Carrol passed away suddenly on December 7, 1969.  Jewell married Harley Humes on June 3, 1983 and they resided in Salina, Kansas until 2012 when they moved to Sioux City, Iowa.  

  Over the years, Jewell worked as a dental assistant and a nurse’s aide, but being a homemaker was her greatest joy in life. Jewell loved Jesus and was a prayer warrior. She taught Sunday school, was an AWANA leader, and led many Bible studies. 

  Jewell is survived by her children: John (Laura) Schram of Lincoln, Rick (Julie) Schram of Newcastle, and Joan Burke of Apple Valley, MN; step-daughter Shirley Armstrong of Omaha; sister-in-law Helen Gould; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

  Jewell is preceded in death by her parents; husband Carrol Schram; husband Harley Humes; siblings: Viola (Roy) Birkley, Hazel (Dudley) Blatchford, Don (Mary) Gould, Calvin (Joanne) Gould, Melvin Gould, and Max (Sallee) Gould; and step-son Robert Schram.

  Memorials preferred to the Gospel Chapel, P.O. Box 176, Newcastle, NE, 68757.

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