BLUM, Marlene Rebecca
Marlene Rebecca Blum passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 10, 2013 at age 82. She was born on January 1st, 1931 in Sioux City, Iowa to Hollis and Vivian Bouvia. Her brothers Hollis and Gene preceded her in death. Marlene was the loving mother of her six children, Linda, Jeanne (Howard), John (Phyllis), James, Marjorie (Jeff), Laurie (Kevin); grandmother to Shereen, Sheila, Jason, Cary, Kyle, Robert, Kaylie, and Sean; and great-grandmother to Gordon and Hunter. She is the ex-wife of LT. James R. Blum, USN (Ret). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation or Wounded Warriors.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Oct. 20, 2013