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Robert Bloom


A celebration of life for Robert D. Bloom, who passed away on October 9, 2013, will be held at the American Legion Hall Post 165 in Indianola on October 26, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Robert Dean Bloom was born May 14, 1933 in Milo, Iowa to Earl and Vera Bloom. He was a graduate of Milo High School and lived in Indianola for most of his adult life. Robert worked at Firestone where he was a tire builder until retiring in 1994. He enjoyed classic cars, coins, guns and operating heavy equipment. He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy Sea Bees.

Survivors include his children, Thad (Peggy) Bloom of Indianola, Kirk (Missy) Bloom of Indianola, Pami (Curt) Bregar of Brandon, Mississippi, Teri (Mark) Collins of Swan, and brother Richard Bloom of California. He is survived by 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon, in 2002; and his parents, Earl and Vera Bloom.

In lieu of flowers, cards and memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 165 of Indianola. Online condolences may be made at


Published in Des Moines Register from Oct. 13 to Oct. 25, 2013
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