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Rochelle Renea Blum

July 2, 1955 January 17, 2014
Rochelle Renea Blum
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Worthington, MN

      Rochelle Renea Blum was born July 2, 1955 to Patricia and Chuck Ross. Shelly was blessed with having two fathers Chuck Ross and William Bartels. She grew up in Iowa and Minnesota. She attended Spirit Lake High School. She married Kenneth Blum in 1972 and they had two children, a daughter Renea and a son Kenny Jr. Shelly enjoyed listening to music and in her younger years she enjoyed dancing. Shelly enjoyed spending time with her family and just sitting for hours and talking and drinking coffee. She especially enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews. Shelly enjoyed being a caregiver not just when she was working but she also loved taking care of family. Whenever she would meet someone she always had a smile for them. Rochelle died on Friday, January 17, 2014, at the Avera Mckennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

      Grateful for having shared her life is her mother Patricia, her father Chuck and his wife Dorothy, her son Kenny Jr, her brothers and sisters Randy Bartels, Tammy Kalkman, Judy Buller, Teresa Williams, Nicole Bartels, Licia Christensen, Jennie Mattox, Deianne Ogline, Charles Ross Jr., and Richard Ross. She is also survived by her aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father William, her daughter Renea and her grandparents.

      Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Solid Rock Assembly in Worthington, MN, with Pastor John Nau officiating. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 20, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.


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