Blumer, Brent E.
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Brent E. Blumer, 63, Green Bay, passed away at home Wednesday, March 20, 2013 after a long illness. He was born February 9, 1950 in Coleman to the late Clarence and Marjorie (Harley) Blumer. Brent graduated from Lena High School with the class of 1968. He then went on to study at Green Bay Vocational College, where he graduated with an associate's degree in computer science. Brent started his career at Data Inc. and Good Humor; he then retired from Stratagem due to illness. In 1986 he married Marianne Watson (Beaumier). They divorced 15 years later, but reconciled in May of 2011 when she became his best-friend, caregiver, and confidante.
Brent was a Corvette enthusiast; he would rebuild and restore corvettes from the frame up. His pride and joy were his 1966 Coupe and his 1967 Big Block Convertible. Brent was a long time member of Corvettes of the Bay and would attend Bloomington Gold (the world's largest corvette show.)
Survivors include his special friend, Marianne Watson; step-daughter, Deanne Beaumier; brother-in-law, Jerry Watson; sister, Joanne M. Pittman; family friends: Lois, Mike (Diane), Doug, Chris, Jay Engels, Joyce and Dan Keyzer; his Stadium View friends and family; and his cat, Leelee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Gram Watson; special Doberman Sam; and Beagle, Patches.
The family is honoring Brent's wishes and having a private service. Burial will be in Coleman where he will be rejoined with his mother. In lieu of flowers please join us for a celebration of Brent's life which will be held Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Stadium View Bar & Grille, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay at 11:00am. To leave a special message for Brent's family please visit, www.NewcomerGreenBay.com.
A special thanks to the staff at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, the caregivers at Bellin Health, everyone at Dousman Clinic, Green Bay, Brent's nurse, Vicky, and especially a thanks to his Doctor and good friend, Dr. Mark Jenson, who Brent and Marianne thought was the finest doctor that could care for Brent.
Newcomer Funeral Home
340 S Monroe Ave Green Bay, WI 54301
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Mar. 22 to Apr. 6, 2013