United States Air Force Crew
20 September 1953
AF United States Air Force
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/11/1930
DATE OF DEATH: 09/20/1953
BURIED AT: SECTION 34 SITE 4803
Gloria Blaum (nee Stroud), 77, died Sunday, January 16, 2005, in Port Huron after a long illness. She was born March 22, 1927, in Detroit.
Mrs. Blaum met her husband, Richard Lavonne Blaum of New Holland, Illinois, at the officers' club at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. She enjoyed working in her garden, playing cards and visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Timothy (Denise) Blaum; daughters, Kathleen (William) Braun and Debra Lavonne Blaum; grandchildren, Richard Blaum and Christopher (Carrie) Blaum, Amy (Michael) DeLange and Richard (Tanya) DeBay; four great-grandchildren; sister, Gay (John) Stevenson; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Lavonne Blaum, on Sept. 20, 1953; parents, Hanson and Michaelina (Mazur) Stroud; and brother, Michael (Diane) Stroud.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were directed by Christie-Olszewski Funeral Home, New Baltimore.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to the family in care of Debra L. Blaum, P.O. Box 46487, Mount
Clemens, MI 48046, which will be given to the Evangelical Home of Port
Huron or Lighthouse Hospice of Southfield.