Robert Lee "Bob" Blumhorst, 79, of Marshall, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Dec. 23, 1929, in Saline City, he was the son of the late Chris H. Blumhorst and Alberta Klasing Blumhorst. On Oct. 18, 1958, in Marshall, he married Dolores Ann Alexander, who survives of the home. He was a lifelong resident of Saline County and farmed in partnership with his brother, Wilbert, for 35 years. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Saline City and was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Slater. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was honorably discharged in 1953.
Additional survivors include one son, Chris Blumhorst and his wife, Beth, of rural Blackwater; one daughter, Karen Luebrecht and her husband, Jeff, of Marshall; one brother, Kenneth Blumhorst of rural Nelson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Wilbert Blumhorst, and one sister, Nellie Moon.
Additional information provided per family recompense.