It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved husband, father, and grampa Charles Blum of Edmonton, Alberta, who passed away at home on February 17, 2021 at the age of 84 years after a short 5 week struggle with lung cancer.
Charlie’s memory will be lovingly cherished by his wife, Marie, of 55 years; children: Lisa (Pete) and Jennifer; grandchildren: Simon and Ruby; sister-in-law: Doreen, as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Caroline and Otto; brothers Carl and Harold and sister Dorothy, as well as sister-in-law Mary and brothers-in-law Brigham and Bun.
A Funeral Service, followed by a Celebration of Life, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Grace Lutheran Church in Edmonton, AB, with Pastor Steve Chambers officiating. Due to COVID regulations, attendance at the service is by invite-only. To view a livestream of the service, please visit www.gracelutheranedm.ab.ca and find their YouTube link on their home page, via the link to the services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made in Charlie’s name to The Mustard Seed at https://giving.theseed.ca/donate/ or to the Stollery Children’s Hospital.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Fraser Armstrong for his kindness and compassion; Palliative Home Care Services at Alberta Health Services, and the staff and health aides at Bayshore Home Care, for their compassion toward Charlie during his final weeks
Serenity North Central Chapel