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Mary S. Blum

May 13, 1923 June 4, 2018
Mary S. Blum
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Obituary for Mary S. Blum

Mary Blum (nee Siebert), age 95, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1947, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility in Naperville. She was born May 13, 1923 in Chicago, IL.

Beloved wife of the late Vernon H. "Vern" Blum, whom she married July 12, 1947, at Ascension Catholic Church in Oak Park, IL and who preceded her in death June 8, 2013, loving mother of William "Bill" (Cheryl) Blum of Naperville and the late James M. Blum and the late Patricia Brown, mother-in-law of Craig (Connie Lannan) Brown of Geneseo, IL, adored grandmother of William E. "Bill" (Jennifer) Blum, Dana (Michael) Lane, Sara (John) Kelly and Emily (Ben) Getz, cherished great-grandmother of Taylor, Erin and Shannon Blum; Lily and Michael Lane; Lucy and Cecilia Getz, devoted daughter of the late Anthony and Katherine (nee Mulcahy) Siebert, dear sister of the late Eileen (the late Tony) Janicki and the late James (the late Rita) Siebert, sister-in-law of Genevieve Siebert of Centennial, CO, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Mary graduated from Downers Grove Community High School and attended DePaul University in Chicago for one year. She was employed by Western Electric Company - Hawthorne Works in Cicero, IL for five years, married and moved to Naperville in 1947. Mary held clerical jobs throughout her life and belonged to several organizations including SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and American Legion Post #43 Women's Auxiliary in Naperville. She enjoyed traveling the world with her husband, Vern and was an enthusiastic fan of the Chicago Cubs and Blackhawks.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 7, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.

Services will begin Friday, June 8, 10:30 AM, from the funeral home and will proceed to an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Peter Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Interment: SS. Peter Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Upendo Village P.O. Box 3570, Lisle, Illinois 60532-8570, (630) 373-3013 or (630) 913-2004,


People's Resource Center, 201 S. Naperville Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, (630) 682-5402,

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

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4:00 PM 6/7/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/7/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States





11:00 AM 6/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540

SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
36 N. Ellsworth Street Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 North Ave
Naperville, Illinois 60540

701 North Ave Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

People's Resource Center

201 S. Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Upendo Village

P.O. Box 3570
Lisle, Illinois 60532-8570

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