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John Alfred Bloomer Jr.

1938 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
John Alfred Bloomer Jr. Obituary

HILLSDALE - John Alfred Bloomer Jr. of Addison, Michigan passed away on February 6, 2016 at the Mac Ritchie Unit in the Hillsdale Hospital. He was born on August 22, 1938 in North Adams, Michigan to John A. (Carrie) Bloomer Sr.

John married his high school sweetheart Karen L. (Cunningham) in 1957 and she survives. He is also survived by six sons, Chris (Deb) Bloomer, Bradley (Sue) Bloomer, Jody (Teresa) Bloomer, John (Sheri) Bloomer, Robb (Mark) Bloomer and Marty (Sherri Beetz) Bloomer; eighteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many cousins.

He was preceded in passing by his parents; one grandson, Jacob Bloomer; one brother, Wayne Bloomer and one sister, Beverly Daniels.

John was a very active member of the Addison Panthers Booster Club. He was also an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and farming. He worked at Goodyear in Jackson for 18 years until they closed then he moved to the plant in Tecumseh for 8 years and finished his years at Gampco in North Adams. John and his wife, Karen enjoyed listening and traveling to bluegrass festivals He loved life and anything to do with sports, and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

A funeral service to honor his life will be held at the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home in Hillsdale on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 beginning at 7 p.m. with Reverend Bob Reed officiating. At his request cremation will follow the service. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Mac Ritchie Unit at the Hillsdale Hospital.

Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home – Hillsdale

Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Feb. 8, 2016
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