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John Richard Blohm Obituary
John Richard Blohm

SHREVEPORT, LA - John Richard Blohm was born on June 17, 1961, in Atchison, KS and died suddenly on October 1, 2011. Visitation will be at Osborn Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 4 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. with prayer vigil following at 6:30 p.m. A memorial service will be conducted by Deacon Homer Tucker of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton at Osborn Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m.

John was originally a pattern maker but branched out into finish carpentry, construction, and remodeling. He was a true craftsman, talented in refinishing antiques, furniture building, and restoring vintage cars and motorcycles. John was a former vice-president of Integrity, Inc. He was a devoted husband and father, an enthusiastic volunteer and supporter of Captain Shreve sports, and a friend to all he met.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Denise Prater Blohm of Shreveport and his children, Kaitlyn Blohm and Kyle Blohm; his parents, Richard and Connie Blohm of Atchison, KS; his mother-in-law, Donna Prater of Benton; his brother-in-law, Keith Prater and wife, Beth of Bossier City; Denise's grandparents, Earl and Bernice Reyenga of Shreveport; his brothers: Chris Blohm of Holt, MO; Tim Blohm and wife Debbie of Atchison, KS; his sisters: Kim Denton and husband, David Hosier of Kansas City, MO; Vicki Eads, and husband, Stan of Forsyth, IL; Kelley Goss and husband, Tim of Manhattan, KS; Amy Watowa and husband Dan of Atchison, KS; and numerous other relatives, nieces, nephews, and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Captain Shreve Baseball program in John's name or to the charity of donor's choice. You may offer condolences and sign the online guest book at


Published in Shreveport Times on Oct. 4, 2011
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