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KENNETH BLUM, 90, of Walnut (Mass of Christian Burial 7/10/23)


July 4th, 2023 by Ric Hanson

KENNETH BLUM, 90, of Walnut died Sunday, July 2, 2023, at Cass Health, in Atlantic. A Mass of Christian Burial for KENNETH BLUM will be held 10-a.m. Monday, July 10, 2023, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Walnut. Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca has the arrangements.

The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Sunday, July 9, from 4-until 7-p.m., with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 4-p.m.

Burial is at the St. Patrick’s Cemetery, in Walnut.

KENNETH BLUM is survived by:

His wife – Doris Blum, of Walnut.

His children – Duane (Cindy) Blum, of North Pole, AK; Jim (Betty) Blum, and David (Barb) Blum, all of Walnut; Denise (Terry) Krueger, of Hancock; Keith (Karen) Blum, of Ames; Patty (Brad) Kay, of Atlantic; and Donnie (Tami) Blum, of Baxter.

His siblings – Jerry (Jean) Blum, of Lake City; Agnes Starr, of Milwaukee, WI; Monica (Lanny) Newland, and Ralph (Patti) Blum, all of Harlan; Marc (Janet) Blum, of Texas; Gene (Jackie) Blum, of Westphalia; Linda (John) White, and Mike (Vicky) Blum, all of Council Bluffs, and Terry Miller, of Colorado.

18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren.