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 Faye Eleanor Blum was born March 11, 1937 in Waverly Township, the daughter of Frank and Gail (Palmer) Campbell. Faye passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024 at her home in Hartford.

 Faye was a stay at home mom. She was a talented piano player who played for many years at her church and the Calvin and Leonard Funeral Homes. She always enjoyed the times spent with her family especially watching the Ox Roast Parade in Lawrence. She also loved baking cookies and sewing.

 Faye was united in marriage with Allan Blum in 1955 and for the next 67 years they enjoyed each other’s company. Allan passed away on June 19, 2022. Also preceding Faye in passing was her parents; a brother, Roger Campbell and two sisters, Wava Campbell and Shirley Larsen.

 Faye is survived by her three children; Philip (Susan) Blum, Thomas (Dawn) Blum and Linda (Kevin) Benham, six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; along with numerous other family members and friends.

 The family will welcome friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, March 8, at the Hartford Bible Church followed by a celebration of life services to honor Faye’s memory at 11 a.m. Pastor Benjamin Williamson will officiate. Faye will be laid to rest next to her husband in Colburn Cemetery, Arlington Township.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to March of Dimes.

 Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford. Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at


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