Melvin Blumenberg

Friday, August 20, 2004

Melvin H. Blumenberg, 73, of Whitewater died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, near his home.

He was born Feb. 9, 1931, at Whitewater, son of Albert and Amanda Deneke Blumenberg.

Blumenberg farmed all his life in the Whitewater community. He was a life member and trustee of Zion United Meth-odist Church at Gordonville, member of Come Join Us Sunday school class, Men's Club, Visioning Team, Henderson Mission Trip Team, and former member of the administration board.

He served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 2, 1954, to March 31, 1962.

Survivors include a brother, Gene Blumenberg of Whitewater, and a sister, Maxine Friedrich of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Zion Church, with the Rev. Ann Mowery officiating. Burial will be Zion Church Cemetery.