Memorial services for Larry G. Bluhm, age 71, of Albert Lea, will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Rev. Eileen Woyen will officiate. Friends may greet the family two hours prior to the service, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., at Bayview.
Larry passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Homestead Hospice in Owatonna.
Larry G. Bluhm was born July 10, 1945 in Waseca, Minnesota, the son of Martin and Dorothy (Young) Bluhm. He grew up in Waldorf, Minnesota, graduating from high school there. On August 22, 1965, Larry was united in marriage to Rebecca Ann Bakken at First Lutheran Church in Alden. He worked as a welder with Corchran, Inc. in Waseca. Larry was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2258, and American Legion Post 56. He enjoyed spending time with family, watching the Vikings and the Twins, and following the Decorah Eagles from the time the first eggs are laid until the eaglets fledge. He also liked going to flea markets, traveling to historical sites and train museums, and watching Bob Rossâ Joy of Painting.
Larry is survived by his wife, Rebecca; children, Donna (Douglas) Caywood, Richard (CeCe) Bluhm, Gregory (Amy) Bluhm, and Sheila (Peter) Hearn; grandchildren: Mitchell, Bradon, Jacob, and Lauren Caywood; Stephanie and Jacob Becker; Macalister, Wesley, and Tierney Hearn; brother, Gary Bluhm; sisters, Karen (Roger) Vagness and Claudette (Brian) Swenson; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Shirley Bluhm, Rosanne (Alan) Brandau, Peggy (Bruce Triechler) Bakken, Mark Bakken; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Dorothy; siblings, Willard, Cleone, Clinton, and John; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Bluhm, Joyce Bluhm, and Kathryn Bluhm; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Manly and Ethel Bakken.