Saturday, October 2, 2010

C. Gerald "Curly" Clum (October 1, 2010)

C. Gerald “Curly” Clum age 82 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:31 PM at Wayne Hospital in Greenville, Ohio. He was born on September 8, 1928 in Rural Ada, Ohio to the late Jesse Earl and Jennie Belle (Diltz) Clum.

Gerald worked as the manager of West Side Elevator in Greenville, Ohio for 32 years before retiring in 1990. He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church where he served on many committees. Gerald loved sports and fishing at Blossom Lake. He especially loved his grandchildren and never missed one of their sport events.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Laura Clum; brothers and sisters, Connie Leiber, Lester Clum, Vivian Miller, and Ross Clum.

He is survived by his wife Marjorie (McElwain) Clum of Greenville; children and their spouses, Sara Beth Cutarelli of Greenville, Scott (Jane) Clum of Greenville, Spencer (Patty) Clum of Spencerville, Ohio, Amy (Jim) Hanes of Union City, Ohio, and Brian (Pamela) Clum of Union City, Ohio; grandchildren, Tim (Pamela) Cutarelli, Aaron (Deena) Cutarelli, Beth (Roddy) Guest, Ruth (Troy) Mendenhall, Paul (Cammie) Clum, Jesse Clum, Jacob (Jonelle) Clum, Rachel (Chris) Massie, Zac Clum, Joshua (Nicia) Hanes, Joe (Mary) Hanes, Jennie (Chris) Merry, Jamy Hanes, Rebecca (Brant) Watson, and Richard Clum; 17 great grandchildren; sister in law, Dorothy Clum of Ada, Ohio; brother in law, Alan (Judy) McElwain of Meadville, Pennsylvania; nieces and nephews, Andy McElwain, Adam McElwain, Katy Sutherland, Peter McElwain, and Ann Marie Oestereich; as well as numerous other nieces and nephews.

There will be a service held on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 131 E. 4th Street, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Monday, October 4, 2010 from 4-8 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville as well as Tuesday morning from 10-10:30 at the church.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church Building Fund. Condolences for the family may be sent to