Hastings resident Helen M. Blum, 90, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.
Memorial Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings. Private family burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Morrison Cancer Center. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Helen was born August 28, 1928, in Blue Hill, NE to Walter P. & Emma (Reiber) Hartman. She graduated from Blue Hill High School. Helen married Eugene “Gene” R. Blum on June 27, 1948, in Blue Hill, NE; he preceded her in death on July 30, 2014.
Helen was employed as Clerk of Adams County Court; retiring in 1990. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Helen enjoyed sewing, crafts, and jigsaw puzzles. She loved spending time with her family.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eugene “Gene” R. Blum; and sister, Norma Owens.
Children & Spouses:
Connie & Jim Uden – Prosser, NE
Julie & John Groshans – Doniphan, NE
Jeanne & Pat Duggins – Hastings, NE
Cindy & Tim Kohout – Prosser, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Chad & Shandra Uden
Chris & Joslyn Uden
Brandon & Anne Duggins
Josh & Mindi Kohout
Marc & Erica Kohout
Brother & Spouse:
Burnell & Edith Hartman – Grand Island, NE