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“I am so sorry for the death of your dear love one, may God grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Psalm 115 : 16 - Psalm 83 : 18 ”
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“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May your family find comfort in God's word.TAB ”
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“Sincere condolences on your loss. May fond memories and loving words comfort your family at this difficult time. Isaiah 57:15 - T.R. ”
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“It is my deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved one. It was really good memories we had time together when we were at Gallaudet and at work...Read More »
4 of 43 | Posted by: Beatrice Pfaff - Franklin, IN

“To Blehm Family ,I am so sorry to hear Linda's passing.She was a wonderful teacher, and she is very sweet lady.You are in my prayers and thoughtsGod...Read More »
5 of 43 | Posted by: Christine Harker - Harrisonburg, VA

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
6 of 43 | Posted by: Angela Petrone Stratiy - Edmonton, AB

“Steve-We are so sorry for the passing of your wife.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
7 of 43 | Posted by: Gary & Mary Schools - Chesapeake, VA

“The Blehm and family I am sorry and sad sorrow with family and Pray and comfortable ... I never forget about that she is sponsor varsity cheerleader...Read More »
8 of 43 | Posted by: Belinda Johnson - Norfolk, VA

“Sarah, my sympathies to you on the passing of your mother. My thoughts are with you and your family. I think of you and your mom fondly.Bob Wright ”
9 of 43 | Posted by: Bob Wright - Groveland, FL

“Sarah, I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you love and support during this...Read More »
10 of 43 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers to the girls and all the family! Linda was a very special person. ”
11 of 43 | Posted by: Martha Hasselbach - Reading, PA

“So sad that Linda is gone. I do have some good memories about Linda while growing up at VSDB. I do know she love to teach students which is showed...Read More »
12 of 43 | Posted by: Richard Bryon Goode - Richmond, VA

“So sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Had the pleasure of coaching Maggie and Sarah at Lee High. A wonderful and loving family. My prayers are with...Read More »
13 of 43 | Posted by: Russell Ralston - Staunton, VA

“I am so sad in my heart . Our school has lost a wonderful teacher, who loved all the students, and she in turn was a favorite of many. Staff loved...Read More »
14 of 43 | Posted by: Rita Wimmer - Staunton, VA

“To the Blehms, Linda (LB) was a wonderful, beautiful and smart woman who were devoted as a long-time teacher to VSDB, as a husband to herlove of her...Read More »
15 of 43 | Posted by: Ricky Taylor - Frederick, MD

“My thoughts and prayers are with family. I am really shocked but God knows best for her. God is with you all.. ”
16 of 43 | Posted by: Cindy Nastelli - Austin, TX

“jon warner know linda blehm and she was my middle school teacher in vsdb I miss her and my mom know linda blehm too and she with my mom gail warner...Read More »
17 of 43 | Posted by: jonathan warner - norfolk, VA

“I just wanted to send my deepest symphonies for the loss of a wonderful girl. Linda often came to visit me in Ladysmith and we had great times...Read More »
18 of 43 | Posted by: Cynthia Allen McInteer - VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are sent to you and your family. ”
19 of 43 | Posted by: Julius Sayler

“Steve and your family, I've just heard the sad news, and I hasten to offer my heartfelt sympathy on the death of your wife/ mother. I hope that time...Read More »
20 of 43 | Posted by: Gail Moore

“You will be so missed. God has taken an angel. ”
21 of 43 | Posted by: Charles Price - Staunton, VA

“I am so sorry to know of your loss, Steve and children. I know that Linda is at peace with so many who have gone home before her and I can see her...Read More »
22 of 43 | Posted by: Judy Broaddus - Richmond, VA

“I am deeply saddened of the passing of Linda. I will always remember her smile and her teasing. I am blessed to have known her. She was a special...Read More »
23 of 43 | Posted by: Cindy Folks

“Deeply sorry to hear the sad news of Linda's passing. Linda was a smart, beautiful person who was fun to be around and she had a big heart; a very...Read More »
24 of 43 | Posted by: frances conover - rochelle, VA

“Steve and girls, what a sadness I felt when I read the obits yesterday. Linda was a beautiful person and strong. I saw her a one of our postal...Read More »
25 of 43 | Posted by: Jeanette and Rusty Messick - VA

“To Steve and all the wonderful Blehm family...know my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of deep loss. Linda was always smiling and...Read More »
26 of 43 | Posted by: Andra Borrell - Staunton, VA

“To the Blehm Family, May this "candle" comfort you during this bleak time. She was a light in our lives. Her memory will keep burning bright in our...Read More »
27 of 43 | Posted by: Neil (Michael) Sprouse - CA

“Oh my dear Sarah,I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. It was so wonderful to be with you two recently, and see that love and trust between you. ...Read More »
28 of 43 | Posted by: Sandy Greene - Mt. Sidney, VA

“Sarah & family .. Sorry for your loss. My thought and Paryers to you and your family... Rich K. "client of Sarah" ”
29 of 43 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda was a beautiful person , She always shared that beautiful smile to everyone she met, always reaching out to others, I'm so sadness with the...Read More »
30 of 43 | Posted by: Melonie Humphries - Staunton, VA

“Dear Steve And Her Daughters,We Will Always Remember Linda For Her Smile And Big Smile. Forever In Our Hearts , Linda..My Deepest Sympathies For The...Read More »
31 of 43 | Posted by: Lesa Shifflett - VA

“Our condolences,thoughts and prayers to Steve Blehm and family. ”
32 of 43 | Posted by: Alfred and Sherry Deuel - AL

“Steve and family sorry your loss I hard to believe she is gone. She always big smile now Rest In Peace. ”
33 of 43 | Posted by: Kaye Shaw - Naples, FL

“My heart aches. May you Rest In Peace. ”
34 of 43 | Posted by: Becky Camp - Midlothian, VA

“To Steve Blehm and Family , Sorry for your loss . She was a joy to know and blessing to us all !!!! Kay Mozian ”
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“I'm so sorry loss ur love one .nomore suffering no pain .now rest in peace ”
36 of 43 | Posted by: Laurie Titus - Duluth, MN

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time! I would like to share what a wonderful person Linda was to me and how blessed I...Read More »
37 of 43 | Posted by: Amanda Hale - Christiansburg, VA

“Our condolences to Blehm family Our friend amazed person most likable Deaf students,teachers,associates & members. We surely missed her . RIP Linda...Read More »
38 of 43 | Posted by: Judy & David Murphy - VA

“Linda was always such a strong model for me, whenever I had the chance to work with her. I am saddened that I didn't get more opportunities to work...Read More »
39 of 43 | Posted by: Kathleen Smith - Troy, VA

“There are no words to express how much Linda will be missed. She was a dear friend, co-worker, and someone I had come to depend on to encourage me...Read More »
40 of 43 | Posted by: Lisa Cook - Staunton, VA

“We are deeply saddened. She was a wonderful friend and teacher and will be missed by many. Our condolences to the family. Rest in peace Linda. ”
41 of 43 | Posted by: Marianne and Michael Dunham - VA

“How heartbroken IamAnd how much I miss you I can't explain in the words but my tears do,,,,, ❤ ”
42 of 43 | Posted by: Anita Robinson - Afton, VA

“I am so terribly sorry to hear this... she was truly a very special person and I, like many others, will miss her smile and her graciousness...RIP...Read More »
43 of 43 | Posted by: Julie Rhodes - STAUNTON


Linda (Collins) Blehm, 64, wife of Steven Allen Blehm of 1878 Springhill Road, Staunton, VA died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at her residence. She was born June 13, 1952, in Richmond, VA a daughter of the late James Bernard and Annie Linda (Allen) Collins. Mrs. Blehm was employed by the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind with 41 years of service this May with plans to retire. She was a member of the Shenandoah Valley Club for the Deaf and the Skyline Chapter for the Virginia Association for the Deaf.

In addition to her husband, family members include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Vera and Daniel Nixon of Goochland, Margaret Blehm and Rory Roten of New Zealand, and Sarah Blehm of Sandston; two brothers, James Bernard Collins Jr. and William Allen Collins, both of Bowling Green; a sister, Margaret Ellen Collins of Sandston; and three grandchildren, Karolina, Dorothy, and Linden.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in the Henry Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, at Storke Funeral Home in Bowling Green by the Rev. Kevin James. Burial will follow in Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Active pallbearers will be her nephews, Jeb Collins, John Collins, Tom Collins, Steve Collins, Ben Blehm, and sons-in-law, Daniel Nixon and Rory Roten.