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 Florence M. <I>Blum</I> Bard

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Florence M. Blum Bard

  • Birth 24 May 1932 Glen Haven, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 11 Jan 2012 West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Victorville, San Bernardino County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 83395172

Florence M. Bard, of Inver Grove Heights, MN, formerly of Wabasha, MN, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Southview Acres Health Care Center in West St. Paul, MN.

She was born May 24, 1932 in Glen Haven, WI, the daughter of John and Ellen (Petsche) Blum. She graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1950. She worked in data processing for Lockheed Aircraft in California for 28 years, retiring in 1990. She married Robert Bard May 23, 1964 in Las Vegas. He died June 4, 1993. Florence moved from Pinon Hills, CA to Wabasha on October 31, 2000 to be near her niece, Mary Rohowetz. After Mary and her family moved to Inver Grove Heights in early 2011 Florence moved there to again be near them on May 31, 2011.

Florence was a member of St. Elizabeth's Auxiliary in Wabasha and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. She had a special love for animals especially her cockatiel, Pollyanna.

She is survived by sisters and brother-in-law, Agnes Bronder, Greenbush, NY, Margaret and Clyde Noggle, Prairie du Chien, WI, Ellen Skaife, Janesville, WI; brother and sisters-in-law, Martin and Florence Blum, Okeechobee, FL, Bobbie Blum, Cedar Rapids, IA; nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews among whom is Mary and Paul Rohowetz and family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, her parents, two sisters, Rose Mary Christen, and Alice Recker and two brothers, Ora Blum and infant, Bernard Blum.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 1pm at the Abbott Funeral Home in Wabasha. Interment will be at Victor Memorial Park in Victorville, CA. Family and friends may call at the Abbott Funeral Home one hour before the service.

Obituary and photo from Abbott Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 13 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83395172
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Florence M. Blum Bard (24 May 1932–11 Jan 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83395172, citing Victor Valley Memorial Park, Victorville, San Bernardino County, California, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .