Carl Bluhm

Carl L. Bluhm, 85, of Decatur passed away Friday, April 29, 2022, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. He was born November 22, 1936, in Decatur to Ralph V. and Helen M. (Mitchel) Bluhm. He was married January 26, 1960, to Jane M. Keys.
He was a 1954 graduate of Adams Central High School and served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was the owner and operator of Carl Bluhm Drain, Sewer & Septic for 15 years. He then sold to his daughter and son-in-law and worked another decade for Bluhm & Reber and retired in 2002.
He was the Adams County dog catcher for three years and was in the 4-H Dog Club. He was a member of the Elk’s Lodge B.P.O.E. 796 in Bluffton. He was an avid card player and loved playing at the South Adams Senior Center in Berne.
He is survived by his wife of Decatur; two sons, Randy L. (Jennifer Frischkorn) Bluhm of Fort Wayne; and Scott A. (ReJena) Bluhm of Berne; daughter, Kimberly S. (Karl) Reber of Decatur; sister, Doris Ann (Tom) Eversten of Omaha, Nebraska; seven grandchildren, Holly (Ken) Fernandez-Prada; Cory (Katie) Bluhm; Jacob (Ciera) Bluhm; Christy (Matt) Dunn; Cara (Dylan Long) Bluhm; Ashlee (James) Smith; and Aleesha Reber; and nine great-grandchildren, Braylend, James Jr., Quinton, Olivia, Emily, Rawling, Evie, Ariel and Nadya.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 3 from 4-8 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home in Decatur.
Memorials may be made to his great-grandchildren’s education fund (checks payable to Jane Bluhm).
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