Obit: Bloomfield, John (1880 - 1959)
Contact: Betty Comstock
Surnames: Bloomfield, Long, Van Wie, Snow, Fry
----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/09/1959
Bloomfield, John#2(26 May 1880 - 01 Apr. 1959)
John Bloomfield, 78, Loyal, died at a hospital in Owen at 1:30 p.m. April, of Coronary Thrombosis.
John Bloomfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hammond Bloomfield, was born in Strongs Prairie, May 26, 1880. He was married to Jennie Long at Hancock march 29, 1902. In 1938 the family moved to a farm north of Loyal and in 1947 they moved into the City of Loyal.
He served as chairman of the town of Monroe in Adams County for 29 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
His wife died Dec. 14, 1957. One son, one daughter, four brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Van Wie of Eagle River; a son George, and three grandchildren, Sandra, Joan, and John of Loyal; and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Snow of Madison and Mrs. Omar Fry of Necedah.
Funeral services were held in the Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Alfred Attwood officiating. Burial was in Loyal Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Earl Worden, Wesley Worden, James Morrow, John Castner, H.E. Catlin, and Ray Vogel.
The hymns, "In the Garden" and "What a Friend we Have In Jesus" were sung by James Colby with Mrs. Byron Zepplin as organist.
Attending the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Van Wie, Eagle River; Mrs. Omar Fry, Necedah; Lawrence Fry, Mauston; Mrs. Marvin Fry, Necedah; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bloomfield, Beaver Dam; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh O’Donnell and family, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Worden, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. James Morrow and Donald Morrow, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Peder Oleston, Arkdale; Mr. and Mrs. Harlowe Long and Mrs. Edna Long, Wild Rose; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Snow, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Snow, Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Cruckson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Clements, Madison; Leonard Rodeghier, Bertha Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Moore, Mrs. William Timm, Wis. Rapids; and Mr. and Mrs. Orin Erickson, Arkdale.
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