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Jack Cumber, Sr.

August 17, 1932 ~ February 18, 2020 (age 87)

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Jack Cumber, 87, Jamestown, ND died early Tuesday morning February 18, 2020 at his home in Jamestown, ND.

Jack Cumber was born August 17, 1932 at Marion, ND the son of George Cumber and Gladys (Lester) Cumber.  He received his elementary education in Jamestown.

He entered the United States Army Jan 16, 1951 at Jamestown, ND and was discharged Oct. 6, 1952 at Camp Rucker, Ala with the rank of CPL.  He and Marlene Perleberg were married January 17, 1953 at Jamestown, ND.  They made their home in various Cities around the United States while Jack was serving in the Army.  Following his retirement from the Military Jan. 31, 1977 with the rank of 1st Sargent they returned to Jamestown.   He then started driving truck for Mayer Truck Line.  Following the death of his wife July 10, 2010 he has continued to reside in Jamestown.

He was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church, V.F.W. and the Jamestown Eagles Club.

Surviving are his children,  Jack Cumber, Jr; Waddy, KY; Pam Schepp, Jamestown, ND; Mark (Yong) Cumber, Winston Salem, NC; Michael (Julie) Cumber, Jamestown, ND; 6 grandchildren, David (Lisa) Schepp, Ashlee Cumber, Christopher Cumber, Michael Cumber, Jr, Kaylee Cumber, Matthew Rudnick, 4 great grandchildren, one brother Kenneth (Janna) Cumber, Jamestown; two sisters, Janice (Ralph) Beckett, Albuquerque, NM and Debra (Dave) Nannenga, Otis Orchards, WA;

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son-in-law Myron; two brothers, George Jr. and Lyle.

Interment will be made in the ND Veterans Cemetery, South of Mandan, ND.

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Funeral Service


Prayer Service
July 23, 2020

7:00 PM
Haut Funeral Home
1101 5th Ave Northeast
Jamestown, ND 58401


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