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Genevieve E. Estep Blum

Mrs. Genevieve M. Estep Blum, 83, of Eldon, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2012, at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.

She was born on August 13, 1928 in Liberal, Kansas, the daughter of Homer and Faye (Bruce) Reese.

Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Chester Estep; two sisters, Dorothy Bowden and Clara Stafford; and one brother, Howard Reese.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Blum of the home; her son, Chester Kenneth Estep of Meridian, Mississippi; her daughters, Rose Fosha of Rapid City, South Dakota, and Neena Lord of Fulton, Missouri; her sister, Joyce Leach of Lake Placid, Florida; as well as several other relatives and friends. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Memorial services were held on Wednesday, February 8. 2012, at First Christian Church in Eldon. Graveside services will be on at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012, at Bado Cemetery near Cabool, Missouri, with Tom Fuerst officiating. Interment was in Bado Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

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