Edith Bluhm, 90, Moorhead

Published 7:13am Friday, August 10, 2012 Updated 12:16pm Friday, August 10, 2012

Edith “Edie” Bluhm, 90, of Moorhead, formerly of Carlisle, died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Moorhead.

She was born Feb. 22, 1922, near Erhard, the daughter of Edward and Jennie (Hanson) Johnson.

On Dec. 4, 1938, she married Wilbur Bluhm on the Bluhm farm. They made their home near Carlisle where they farmed. She was employed as a seamstress at Rosenblatts in Fergus Falls.

Wilbur died in November of 1968.

Edith moved to Fergus Falls to live until the spring of 1969, and then moved back to the farm until the fall. Edith moved into Fergus Falls, living there from 1969 to 1992.

Due to health problems she moved to Moorhead to be with family. She lived there up until the time of her death.

Edith was a member of the Carlisle Homemakers. She enjoyed playing cards, rummage sales and doing crossword puzzles.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Wilbur; three brothers; two sisters; and a grandson, Timothy Allen Brown.

Edith is survived by her daughter, Juneal (Warren) Brown of Moorhead; grandchildren, Lore (Jeff) Knutson, and Linda (Gary) Nelson, all of Moorhead, and Scott (Tina) Brown of St. Bonifacius; five great-grandchildren, Kristie (Chris) Hondl, Kari Nelson, Amanda Brown, Catherine Brown, and Jeffrey Brown; a sister-in-law, Bernita Rian of Elizabeth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation: Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, at Hedemarken Lutheran Church, rural Rothsay

Clergy: Rev. Paul Nelson

Burial: Hedemarken Lutheran Cemetery, rural Rothsay

Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls
Condolences may be sent online at www.olsonfuneralhome.com

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