Lawrence Blum

Lawrence Blum, 80, of Palos Hills, died Oct. 22 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills on Oct. 25. A funeral Mass was offered at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills on Oct. 25. Interment was private.

Mr. Blum is survived by his wife, Betty; his sons, Gregory and Joseph; his daughter, Audrey Marie Stultz; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Blum was born in Lemont. He was a precision grinder for Sunbeam. He served in the U.S. Army.