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Pearl Blum – Metz Mortuary

    Pearl Blum
    Pearl Evelyn Blum, age 92 of York, NE died Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at York. She was born on November 3, 1927 to Fred E. and Emma (Von Minden) Ehlers at York. Pearl was baptized on November 27, 1927 and confirmed on April 6, 1941, both at St. John Lutheran Church, Waco. NE where she was a member while growing up.  She was a 1945 graduate of Utica High School. On September 19, 1948, Pearl was united in marriage to Gerhardt A. Blum at St. John Lutheran Church, Waco.

    Pearl was a farm wife and enjoyed growing flowers and gardening. She enjoyed sewing and cross stitch and loved to go shopping. She enjoyed traveling and going on trips with the Fun Club. She was currently a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York. She loved spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren grow.

    She is survived by her sons: David (Judy) Blum of York, Ron Blum of York, Reuben Blum of York, and Rupert (Denise) Blum of Waco; grandchildren: Cody Blum and Clay Blum of York, Jennifer (Derek) Klute of Hampton, NE, Lesley (Chance) Bergen of Beatrice, NE, Brittany Blum of Lincoln, Ben (Tiffany) Blum of York, and Penny (Josh) Givens of York; great-grandchildren: Evan Pankoke, Atleigh and Wyatt Klute, Cash Chapel, Collier Bergen, and one on the way; and nephew Byron (Carol) Nienhueser and famliy of Beaver Crossing, NE, niece Diane (Ron) Kulwicki and family of St. Paul, NE.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant twin daughters Karen and Kathy, grandsons Denton Blum and Brian Blum, and great grandson Carter Klute, sister and brother-in-law Ines (Leon) Nienhueser.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Memorials may be directed to Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 1-8pm Saturday, with her family greeting friends Saturday evening from 6-8pm at the mortuary. 

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