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October 6, 1928 – Saturday, November 23, 2013

Service Information
Church of St. Michael in St. Michael, MN
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Monday, November 25th, 2013
5-8 P.M.

Roger Walter 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. Gregory’s 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 for Roger Bloms will be held on Tuesday, November 26th at 11:00 A.M. at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael.
Interment St. Michael Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Monday, November 25th from 5-8 P.M. at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael. Further visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 26th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Casket Bearers will be grandsons: Greg Dawson, Brian Dawson, Joe Dawson, John Dawson, Jeff Goeb, Paul Bloms, Jimmy Bloms and Tim Sevcik.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Terry and Rita Duerr

    As the Blom’s family grieves, please know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Roger, especially my childhood memories as a kind and funny Uncle.

  2. Sister Arlene (Romaine) Hodapp

    Verna and family….my love and prayers are with you at this time. The Bloms family has always been special to me and I am grateful to all of you.


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