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Dorothy M. Stephens Blum
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1910
Death: Feb. 7, 2004

MADISON - Dorothy M. Blum, age 93, died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Oakwood Nursing Home. She was born on Oct. 18, 1910, to Albert and Clara Stephens. She married Norbert Blum on Jan. 13, 1937. He preceded her in death in 1990. They resided most of their married life in Madison where they raised their three children.

Dorothy grew up on the family farm in Westpoint, Wis. When Dorothy was 11, her mother died at which time she developed her hard work ethic, assuming many adult responsibilities. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She participated in her husbands floorsanding business, doing the bookkeeping. She was a homemaker in the true sense and was known for her delicious meals, her fried chicken, lemon chiffon pies, and angel food cakes.

She was a very active parishioner at St. Bernard's Catholic Church where she instructed others in the craft of plastic canvas, enjoyed the Over 50 Club, and served for many years ministering to parishioners in nursing homes. She enjoyed socializing with friends, playing cards, and caring for her grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by her three children, George Blum of Madison, Margie (Connie) Blau of Waunakee, and Ray (Gerri) Blum of Madison; seven grandchildren, Mike and Chuck Blum, Karen Kolarsky, Bret Blau, Marnie Harrington, Angie Buss, and Kate Blum; nine great grandchildren; a sister, Rose; three sisters-in-law, Viola Breunig, Viola Blum, and Betty Stephens.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. BERNARD'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2450 Atwood Ave., Madison, on Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, with Monsignor Michael Hippee officiating. Burial will be held at St. Norbert Cemetery in Roxbury, Wis., on Friday following the service at 1:45 p.m. 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert H. Stephens (1879 - 1963)
  Clara Jane Carncross Stephens (1887 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Norbert J Blum (1912 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy M. Stephens Blum (1910 - 2004)
  Henry Carncross Stephens (1915 - 1997)*
  Clarice Alberta Stephens Breunig (1917 - 1989)*
  Raymond A Stephens Gasser (1921 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Norberts Cemetery
Roxbury
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Rusty
Originally Created by: El Memorializer
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29471320
Dorothy M. <i>Stephens</i> Blum
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Dorothy M. <i>Stephens</i> Blum
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