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Paulette N. Rump

Paulette N. Rump, 85, of Inman, Kan. and formerly of Canton, Kan. and McPherson, Kan., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, surrounded by family at Pleasant View Home, Inman.  She taught French at Fort Hays State University and was a secretary to the Boy Scouts of American in Salina, Kan. and at Farmers Alliance Insurance Co. in McPherson, Kan.  She was also co-manager at Super 8 Motel in McPherson. 

Rump was born on March 8, 1933, in Triacourt, France, the daughter of Louis Jules and Marie Claire (Tamagni) Margot. She married Donald Delaney in France.  On July 15, 1972, Paulette was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” A. Rump at the First Christian Church in McPherson, Kan. 

She was a member of Kingdom Life Ministries in Hesston, Kan.

Survivors include: her husband, Robert “Bob” Rump of Inman, Kan.; four children, Lynda Schlegel of Lyons, Kan., Larry Delaney of Houston, Texas, Francine Fundenberger (Steven) of Lyons, Kan., and Cindy Wilder (Bryant) of Lyons, Kan.; seven grandchildren, Dwight Schlegel, Robert Schlegel, Chasity Pearce, Stephanie Detmer, Robert Pearce, Trisha Wilson, and Kara Wilder; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; grandson, Robert Pearce; great-granddaughter, Gracie Detmer; and three sisters, Jane, Marie, & Odette.

The family received friends from 5- 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Miller officiating.  Burial will follow at North Inman Cemetery, Inman, Kan. 

Memorial donations may be given to Pleasant View Home Plaza in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.  Personal condolences may be sent to the family at

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