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Glen Bloom

Glen Bloom Glen Bloom

Glen C. Bloom, 96, Loyal, died on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at Neillsville Care & Rehab in Neillsville. A private family graveside service was held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Lutheran Cemetery in Loyal, with Rev. Daniel Zimmerman officiating.

Glen Clyde Bloom was born on July 17, 1924, in the town of Beaver, rural Loyal, the son of Henry and Elise (nee Brechbuhl) Bloom. He was raised on the family farm, and graduated from Loyal High School in 1942. Glen was united in marriage to Agnes I. Olsen on July 19, 1946, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal. They raised their family and farmed northeast of Loyal, until retiring and selling the farm in 2000. Besides farming, Glen also hauled milk for a short time. They moved into Loyal and have resided there since. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and had served as the town of Beaver treasurer for a few years. Glen had many interests, but especially enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, raising raspberries, golfing and traveling.

He is survived by two sons: John Bloom of Loyal, and Paul (Karen) Bloom of Westby; a close friend of the Bloom family: Cindy (Kevin) Syryczuk of Lublin; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Agnes, on Aug. 23, 2011; three brothers: Leo, Lester, and Clifford Bloom; and two sisters: Inez Ockerhauser and Esther Schultze.

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Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.