November 23, 1925 - November 14, 2020
Gregory Joseph Blum went to heaven on November 14, 2020 at the age of 94. Greg was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 23, 1925 to the late Marie Walbert and Arthur Blum. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Art and Bill and sisters: Kathleen and Marie. With his late wife, Joyce Milam, he had 3 sons; Michael (Suzanne), the late Keith (Barbara) and James (Linda), He later married Lois Petrat Collins on April 20, 1968 and gained 2 daughters; Nancy (Rich) Brelowski and Janet (Tom) Phipps. Their family expanded to include 16 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren. Greg attended Denby High School. He served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Cony. He worked for Michigan Consolidated Gas Company for 35 years. His hobbies included candle making, latch hook rugs, wood working and painting. He was fortunate to travel extensively in the United States. He loved spending his free time bowling, playing card games and playing pool with his family and friends. His faith in Jesus Christ was a priority. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Utica, Michigan. Over the years he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Boys Brigade Leader, Youth Group Sponsor, Usher, Bus Driver and helped with building maintenance. We will celebrate his life on Saturday, November 28, 2020 from 11 am until 12:30 pm at the Wasik Funeral Home 49150 Schoenherr Rd. Shelby Township MI 48315. There will be a private Funeral service for Gregory, with Pastor David Loggans Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment with Navy Honors at Cadillac Memorial East, 38425 Garfield Rd. Clinton Township, MI 48038. We understand that these are difficult times and anyone who cannot come, can join us for the live stream service. Memorials are suggested to Bible Baptist Church 47151 Betty Street Shelby Township MI 48317. Due to COVID restrictions, masks are required along with social distancing and there is no food allowed in the funeral home.
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