Edith “Miriam” Clum, 92, of Montgomery, Michigan passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at Parkview Nursing Care Center in Edgerton. She was born on Dec. 16, 1930, in Philo, Ohio, to Alfred L. and Mary I. (Ziegler) Mautz. Miriam graduated from Roseville High School and attended Capital University in Columbus. On Oct. 25, 1952, she married William “Bill” Clum at St. John’s Stovertown Lutheran Church, and he survives.
Miriam was a member of Clear Lake Lutheran Church and a former member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier, where she taught Sunday School, played the organ, was the Church Secretary and was on Church Council. She worked at Central Silica in Zanesville, Ohio, was a scales clerk at Stone Co. in Montpelier and worked at the Allen Bakery in Montpelier at one time.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Bill; son Dan (Deb) Clum of Montpelier; daughter Kathy (Toby) Hancock of Washington, Indiana; grandchildren Erinne (Zeb) Stump, Niki (Aaron Smith) Clum, Abigail (Matt) Heaton and Sam (Emily) Hancock; great-grandchildren Nathaniel Heaton, Jonathan Heaton, Frances Clum-Smith, Parker Stump, Zoe Stump and Nora Hancock.
Miriam was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters, Violet Wheeler, Lucy Edwards and Dona Wheeler.
Visitation for Miriam will be on Sunday, Feb. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. Services will be on Monday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. at Clear Lake Lutheran Church with Pastor Jeff Corder to officiate. Interment will follow at Clear Lake Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Clear Lake Lutheran Church. Condolences can be left for the family at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.
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