Max David Blue


Max David Blue, 55, Goshen, died at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
He was born April 23, 1964, in Peru, to William Max Blue and Joan (Greibling) Simmons.
On Oct. 12, 1985, he married Peggy (Derck) Blue.
Surviving are his wife, Peggy; children, William "Bill" Blue and Caroline Blue, all of Goshen; siblings, Connie (Michael) Casale, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, JoEllen Blue, Peru, Susan Yocum, Columbia City, Allison (Fred) Hass, Albion, and Scott Blue, Bowling Green, Florida; mother, Joan Simmons, Peru; nieces and nephews, Katie Casale, Michael Casale, Jenny Caley, Dylan Blue, Ryan Yocum, Aaron Yucum, Jason Scott, Maggie Blue, Scott Blue II, Allison Joy, Lindsay Blue, Leslie Wines, Rickie Hall, Robert Bollan and Nick Bollan.
Preceding him in death are his father; siblings, Carol Caley and William "Blue" Blue; nephew, Greg Caley; and stepfather, Max Simmons.
Max was a 1983 graduate of Wabash High School. He served in the US. Navy and was discharged in 1987.
Max was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Goshen, American Legion, Goshen, and DAV, Goshen. He was self-employed.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the 3 p.m. service Saturday, May 25, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Deacon Dave Elchert will officiate.
Memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
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