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BLOOMQUIST, Ellen (DECKER) 1916-1986


Posted By: sherri (email)
Date: 2/1/2012 at 07:13:18

The Fairfield Ledger
Monday, March 31, 1986

Ellen BLOOMQUIST dies at 69

BIRMINGHAM - Ellen Retta BLOOMQUIST, 69, of Birmingham, died Sunday morning at University Hospitals in Iowa City.

She was born Oct. 25, 1916, in Iowa, the daughter of Roy and Della Mary SINGLETON DECKER. She married Virgil (Rip) JONES April 27, 1934, in Fairfield. He died July 31, 1979. She was employed at Fairfield Laundry and Jefferson County Hospital until her retirement.

On Oct. 15, 1982, she married John BLOOMQUIST at Zion Bible Church parsonage in Douds. She was reared and educated in Pleasant Plain community. Her married life was spent in the Birmingham area and she attended Zion Bible Church.

She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Charlotte WEAVER and Jane MATHIAS, both of Birmingham; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Helen PECK of Kansass, and Dorothy RANEY of Davenport.

Mrs. BLOOMQUIST was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Burch-Raymond Funeral Home in Birmingham with the Rev. Walter Shuka offiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Birmingham. Friends may call after noon Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Birmingham First Responders.

(Transcribed for genealogy purposes only. I am of no relation.)


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