Roger Bloms

Roger Bloms

age 85, of St. Michael passed away on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.
He was born on October 6, 1928 in St. Michael the son of Barney & Clara Zachman Bloms.
Roger graduated from St. Gregorys in 1946 where he played football and baseball. He was an All State football player.
On June 2, 1948, Roger Bloms and Verna Duerr were joined in holy marriage in St. Michael. God blessed their marriage with six children.
Roger formerly owned & operated Bloms Super Market in St. Michael.
Roger could fix anything! He was also the custodian for The Church of St. Michael and its school for many years. He also was a volunteer on St. Michael Fire Department.
Survived by his loving wife of sixty-five years: Verna Bloms; children: Mary (Ernest) Hoffman, Bobbi (Vernon) Dawson, Susie Sevcik, Mark (Dorothy) Bloms, Mike (Jeanne) Bloms and John (Christie) Bloms; seventeen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; a sister: Sister Clare, CSJ of St. Paul; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother: Eldon Bloms, brothers: Father Ramuald Bloms, OSB, Father John Bloms, OSB, Father Burton Bloms, OSB and Lewis Bloms and by a son-in-law: Al Sevcik.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, November 26th at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael. Casket Bearers were grandsons: Greg Dawson, Brian Dawson, Joe Dawson, John Dawson, Jeff Goeb, Paul Bloms, Jimmy Bloms and Tim Sevcik.
Interment St. Michael Cemetery.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to: www.thepetersonchapel.com

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