Hughling A. Blumeyer - 75

2/23/1939 - 6/19/2014

Oregon, IL

Hughling Alderk Blumeyer, age 75, died Thur. June 19, 2014 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford surrounded by his loving family. He was born Feb. 24, 1939 in Oregon the son to Elmer and Grace (Bulthaus) Blumeyer. He graduated from Stillman Valley High School in 1957. Hugh married Beryl Smith on Sept. 11, 1960 in Oregon. They have been married for 53 years. He served in the Army Reserves. Hugh’s faith was very important to him and he was a life long member of the Ebenezer Reformed Church where he served as Deacon, and Elder. Hugh loved being with his family and enjoyed sharing his knowledge and wisdom. He was quite the Historian. Hugh was a lifelong farmer in rural Oregon where he raised hogs, corn, & soybeans. He was a member of the Farm Service where he had served on the Board of Director’s. Hugh enjoyed auctions, not only for the treasures he would find, but for all the friends he has made throughout the years. Hugh was preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Grace Blumeyer, and sister Ruth Ann. He is survived by his wife Beryl of Oregon, daughter Deborah (Jeff) Wells of Stillman Valley, son John (Janet) Blumeyer of Oregon, sister Delores (Steve) Mosiman of Dubuque, Iowa, 5 grandchildren; Joshua and Robert Wells, Tara Blumeyer, Russell and Jeneen Schier, Uncle Donald Blymeyer, and Aunt Josephine Maas.
Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Tue., June 24, 2014 at the Ebenezer Reformed Church with the Rev. Brion Brooks officiating. Visitation will be Monday evening from 6-8 pm at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th St. Oregon, IL. Burial will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery. A memorial fund is established for the Ebenezer Reformed Church.

Visitation:

6-8 pm, Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, IL.

Service:

11:00 am, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Ebenezer Reformed Church near Oregon, IL.

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