Edward Marvin Blumenfeld, 86, Pleasant Hill, Tenn., died Dec. 19, 2013.
He was born in Chicago, Ill. on Sept. 23, 1927 and held a Bachelor of Science degree from Carroll College and graduate degrees in Divinity from Hartford Theological Seminary and Northwestern University
. He served in the US Army and Navy, worked for 40 years as a minister for the United Church of Christ, and served as president of Rotary and Optimists clubs.
Survivors include: his wife, Faith Ann Marsh Blumenfeld; a brother, M. Eugene Blumenfeld; sons, Lawrence and Philip Blumenfeld; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held in the spring of 2014. Interment will be in Battle Grove Cemetery, Cynthiana, Ky.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the
, P.O. Box 2000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8000.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Tennessee, was in charge of arrangements.