Bloom, Arthur (~1899-1926)

Arthur Bloom, 26 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bloom residing eight miles northwest of this city, died Wednesday, January 20 at the Oakland Park Sanatorium, where he had been a patient less than a month. He had suffered from tuberculosis for about three years.

Mr. Bloom was born on his parent’s farm in Norden Township and attended the common school of that community. Prior to his illness he worked on the home farm, except for two years during which he was employed in the Iron mines at Hibbing. Besides his parents, three sisters and five brothers survive him. They are Mrs. Lloyd Crown, Mrs. AG Roos, Mrs. JM Pihl, Carl and Emil of Rosewood, John of Spokane, Washington, Helmer of Chicago, and Axel of Devils Lake, North Dakota. All were present at the funeral except John, Axel, and Mrs. Pihl. Helmer will remain here for a couple of weeks. The funeral services were held at the Swedish Mission Church at Rosewood. Arthur is buried at Wildwood.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky