Lorene Gump


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October 16th

Lorene Gump, 90, of North Webster, passed away on October 16, 2019 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. Lorene Mae Bunn Gump spent her life putting others first. Growing up with 6 brothers, she was lovingly called “Sis” by both family and friends. Lorene grew up in the Fort Wayne area. She graduated from Central High School in 1946.  She married Lloyd Gump in 1948.  Lorene and Lloyd raised 3 children on a farm in the Huntertown area. After they retired, they moved to Webster Lake in North Webster to enjoy lake life in the summers and spent the winter months at their home on Fort Myers Beach.  Lorene was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Lloyd Gump, son, James, grandsons, Kurt, Jonathan, and Giovanni, her parents Clarence and Dorothy Bunn, 6 brothers, Robert, James, Dean, Paul, Ronald, and Gary. Lorene is now reunited with her loved ones in heaven. Lorene is survived by her 3 children, Cindy (Bruce) Pierce of Leesburg, IN, Bill (Robin) Gump of The Villages, FL, and Becky(Dennis) Prater of Auburn, IN. Grandchildren, Ben(Maggie) Brunner, Kari Cain, Elizabeth (Brian) O’Connor, Jodi Shepler, Jamie (Gene) Losito, Jill (Sean) Stebing, Samantha Gump, and Hallie Metze. 18 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 2-5 PM at the Eastlund Funeral Home. Services will be held Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Myron Drent officiating. Burial will follow at the Huntertown Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Dixie Sternwheeler or to the North Webster Community Center.


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