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Terry Krumm

May 8, 1934 ~ August 20, 2017 (age 83)

It is with a heavy heart that our family announces the passing of Terry Krumm, long time resident of Rowe, MA, on August 20th, 2017. Terry was born May 8th, 1934 in Elgin Illinois, to Ruth Schaeffer and Raymond M Krumm. Terry attended Elgin Academy which offered a strong Art program. He graduated Elgin High School in 1952 and was  All State Basketball Champion player. Went on to the University of Denver on a Basketball Scholarship, where his Art studies were temporarily interrupted by a stint in the US Army during the Korean War. He  applied to Hunter College for graduate school, and was offered a teaching position as well as acceptance into the Masters Program, due to the strength of his Portfolio.

Terry achieved a Doctorate in Education at the University of Massachusetts. His teaching career began in Bakersfield, California when he accepted a teaching position over an offer to play Pro Basketball...because teaching paid better. He enjoyed an accomplished career in Academia at several colleges and universities throughout the country. His artwork is in galleries and museums all over the world. 

Terry leaves behind wife Laura M. Krumm (nee Santangelo,) and daughters Kira A. Krumm ( Juan Munera) Kristi A. Salmon (Ric Salmon) LTC Justine S. Krumm (LTC Aaron M. Poulin) and was pre-deceased by beloved son Maximillian R. Krumm. Terry is also survived by six grandchildren; Jake,Marco,Samantha,Ryan,Raymond and Marisa.

Following his long career in Art, Education, Architecture,Film making,Design and World Travels he has spent recent years in his Florida studio, painting and cataloging his works and at home with Laura.

Services will be held on Saturday August 26, 2017 at Smith -Kelleher Funeral Home in Shelburne Falls. Visiting hours are 12-2 PM. Graveside service at 3:00 PM at the East Cemetery in Rowe, MA.

 Service Information

August 26, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Shelburne Falls funeral home
40 Church St.
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370

Graveside Service
August 26, 2017

3:00 PM
East Cemetery Rowe
Cyrus Stage Rd
Rd, MA 01367

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