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 Cleo Patricia <I>Talkington</I> Bluhm

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Cleo Patricia Talkington Bluhm

  • Birth 14 Aug 1927 Broadview, Melville Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Death 6 Dec 2010 Washington, USA
  • Burial Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Evergreen Garden
  • Memorial ID 113453039

Cleo Patricia Bluhm
Mom went home to be with the Lord December 6, 2010. She was born on August 14, 1927 to Richard and Catherine Talkington in Broadview, Saskatchewan.
In her early years, Mom attended Everett HS, married on August 3, 1947 to Donald George Bluhm. Mom and Dad bowled at Robin Hood Lanes in Edmonds, WA and owned a business (Sticks and Stones) where they made resin tables, lamps, grape clusters, and ceramics. They belonged to Gold Bar Nature Trails where they loved spending summer days. She loved her church, St. Thomas More, where she volunteered for over 30 years and faithfully attended Mass, always sitting in the same pew.
She was an avid Mariners fan and loved rooting for the Seahawks. She had many hobbies, crocheting, puzzling and all time favorite, BINGO!! She attended Bingo for years at the 220th Street Bingo, where she had many friends.
Mom was welcomed into Heaven by her husband, Donald; her daughter, Donna Reeves; and her son, Rick.
She is survived by her sister, Ruth Vaara; daughters, Catherine Salisbury and her husband, Dennis, and Patricia Bradley; her son, William and his wife, Gayle; her son-in-law, Mark Reeves; and her daughter-in-law, Leanne Swank.
Gram was so loved by her 17 grandchildren, Tracy, Mathew, Jill, Patrick, Lisa, Tyler, Shawn, Shea, Bryan, Ryan, Robyn, Trevor, Jennifer, Jessica, Juliann, Kyle, Rebecca, Amy and Matt; and 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She loved them all.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 14 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6511 176th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA.
Donations may be directed to the American Heart Association ; The National Multiple Sclerosis Society; or to Alzheimer's charities.
Mom, you were a wonderful Mother and Gram. We will continue to hold you dearly in our hearts. You will be with us, and us with you forever!

Published in The Herald (Everett) on December 12, 2010

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  • Created by: Rick Elwood
  • Added: 7 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 113453039
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cleo Patricia Talkington Bluhm (14 Aug 1927–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113453039, citing Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Rick Elwood (contributor 47816069) .