Marietta Jo Riggs - Schumann, born October 14, 1928 to James and Ethyl (Forsythe) Wright in Terre Haute IN. She graduated from Wiley High School in Terre Haute. She married Rex S. Riggs September 19, 1948 and they had two daughters Marianne and Lizabeth. After Rex’s passing in September 1988, she married Paul O. Schumann May 5, 1990.
Marietta was employed for many years in the banking business, starting out as a teller, later as branch manager, and loan officer working for Peoples Savings and Loan, Buckeye Federal Savings and Loan, and BancOhio (now PNC). She loved singing (especially hymns) and enjoyed cooking, sewing, and Welsh dancing. She was a long time member of the faith community of Indian Springs Church of Christ until it closed, and was later involved at Upper Arlington Christian Church, and then Northwest Christian Church.
Marietta was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Max, Ross, and Paul Wright, husbands Rex Riggs and Paul Schumann, and daughter Lizabeth Riggs. She is survived by daughter Marianne Riggs Kesler (John) and four grandsons Jerah, Jordan, J. Benjamin, and Brendan Kesler and their families.
Also by Paul’s children Denise Wright (Lee) and Stan Schumann (Debbie), and Paul’s three grandsons Kyle Wright, David and Alex Schumann, and their families. Burial will immediately follow at Union Cemetery.
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