Obit: Bloom, Elsie "Lizzie" (1896 - 1991)




Surnames: Bloom, Kernan, Brechbuhl, Schulze, Ockershauser, Robinson


----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 11/30/1991


Bloom, Elsie (Elise, Lizzie) (22 DEC 1896 - 25 NOV 1991)

Loyal -- Elsie (Lizzie) Bloom, 95, formerly of Loyal, died Saturday at the home of her daughter in Marshfield where she had resided for the past year.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal, with the Rev. Joseph Kraly officiating. Burial will be in town of Beaver Cemetery, rural Loyal, Clark County.

Pallbearers will be David, Ronald, Dennis and John Bloom, Byron Zepplin and Harold Dahl.

Visitation will be in Rinka Funeral Home, Loyal, from 4-9 p.m. today and then at the church one hour before service time Tuesday.

She was born Dec. 22, 1896, in Switzerland to the late Gottlieb and Marie (Kernan) Brechbuhl. She received her education in Switzerland and came to the United States in 1913.

She was married to Henry Bloom July 12, 1916, in Central City, Iowa. He died Aug. 27, 1940.

She and her husband farmed in Iowa until 1918. They then moved to the town of Beaver and farmed there until 1958. At that time the farm was sold to her son, Glen. She moved to the city of Loyal in 1960 and lived there until 1990. She then moved to Marshfield and resided with her daughter.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include fours sons, Leo of Unity, Lester and Glen, both of Loyal, and Clifford of Tokyo, Japan; two daughters, Mrs. Albert (Esther) Schulze of Neenah and Mrs. Karl (Inez) Ockershauser of Marshfield; one sister, Mrs. Rosa Robinson of San Diego, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was also predeceased by one brother and two sisters.




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