Obit: Blume, Dianna Dea (1960 - 1995)

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Diana Dea Blume

DORCHESTER--Diana Dea Blume, 34, Dorchester, died on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1995, at 9:14 p.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital Hospice Care Unit in Marshfield. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Dorchester with the Rev. Jerome Freimuth officiating.

Burial will be in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery. Pall bearers will be John Smith, Todd Blume, Jeramie Penney, Steve Smith, Jason Blume and Corey Penney.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Maurina Funeral Home in Abbotsford and then from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. The former Diana Smith was born Dec. 29, 1960, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Richard and Sherry (Markwardt) Smith. She was a graduate of Colby, Wis. High School and attended tech school in Wausau.

Diana and Neil Blume were married on Nov. 10, 1979, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Dorchester, Wis. A homemaker, she was employed at Hardee's in Abbotsford and later was manager of Hardee's in Medford. Diana was active in promoting the Abbotsford/Colby Teen Center and enjoyed working with the young people. She taught Sunday School at St. Peter's Church.

Survivors include her husband, Neil Blume of Dorchester; two sons, Christopher Blume and Nathanial Blume; one daughter, Caylie Blume, all at home; her parents, Richard Smith and Sherry Smith, both of Dorchester; two brothers, James (Penny) Smith of Marshfield and Gregory Smith of Dorchester; one sister, Pamela (William) Solberg of Dorchester; her in-laws, Alfred and Enid Blume of Curtiss; paternal grandparents, George and Myrtle Smith of Dorchester; and her maternal grandmother, Doris Markwardt of Florence, Ariz. Memorials may be given in her name to the new St. Peter's Church Library.



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