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Bisch Funeral Home

2931 South Koke Mill Road, Springfield, IL

OBITUARY

M. Blaine Palm

May 10, 1928June 3, 2019
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M. Blaine Palm, 91, of Springfield, passed away at 1:11 am Monday, June 3, 2019 at Memorial Hospice at Heritage Health Care in Springfield. He was born in Mt. Pleasant, IA, May 10, 1928 the son of Elven and Nellie (Neff) Palm. He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and then proudly served his country during the Korean War with the United States Air Force as a Second Lieutenant. Blaine retired from the Illinois Department of Public Health as an engineer after many years of service. He was a member of the American Legion and the Land of Lincoln Studebaker Drivers Club. He married Margaret A. Stone, November 3, 1972 in Riverton, IL and she survives. Also surviving is his daughter, Laura Menghini of Athens, IL and his son Robert H. (Angie) Pittman of Springfield, IL. He has four grandchildren: Amber (Jake) Hurwitz, Kara (Jonny) McGlennon, Amy (Nick) Schuecking and Sadie Menghini. There are 7 great grandchildren. His parents, a brother Richard, and a grandson, Robert Pittman III preceded him in death. Cremation Rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory. The family will host a memorial gathering from 1:00 pm Thursday, June 6, 2019 until the time of a memorial service at 2:30 pm at Bisch Funeral Home West 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd. Springfield, IL Chaplain Jeff Harter will officiate. Private graveside services will be held in Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honor’s provided by the Inter-Veterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may direct memorial contributions to the Concordia Village Benevolent Fund 4101 W. Iles Ave. Springfield, IL 62712. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.bischfuneralhome.com Arrangements are in the care of Bisch Funeral Home West 217-544-5424

  • DONATIONS

  • Concordia Village Benevelent Fund

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Memorial Service Thursday, June 6, 2019

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Tiffany Ridge

June 5, 2019

Great Aunt Margaret it feels like yesterday I seen you two at Chatham Cafe . I loved seeing you guys . He will be missed by many so sorry for your loss . Thinking about you and sending my love.

Theresa Stumper-Wallace

June 4, 2019

Aunt Margaret, Laura, Bobby and all the Grandchildren; Sending up prayers for Peace & Comfort. Rest in Paradise Uncle Blaine. 💜💙

Bill Schlosser

June 4, 2019

It has been a sincere honor to include Blaine as a member of our office family for so many years!
We all will miss him. I particularly will remember his smile when conversation turned to cars, cars and also, cars : )

God Bless You and Your Family,
Dr. Bill Schlosser

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