Bloom, Charlotte “Lotta” (Gustafson) (1861-1938)

Charlotte Gustafson Bloom, (1861-1938) was born in Sweden and died at Rosewood, Minnesota. Funeral services will be conducted Monday Afternoon at 2 o’clock at Rosewood for Mrs. Lotta Bloom of Rosewood, a Pennington County pioneer of Norden township for the last 52 years who died at her home on Tuesday.

Mrs. Bloom was born September 6, 1861 in Sweden where she was married to John Bloom in 1883. In 1885 the Bloom family came to the United States and settled near Rosewood where Mrs. Bloom lived for the rest of her life.

She is survived by her husband, five sons, John of Spokane, Washington, Helmer of Chicago, Illinois, Axel of Fergus Falls, and Carl and Emil of Rosewood. She is also survived by three daughters; Mrs. John Pihl of Virgina, Mrs. Lloyd Crown of Red Lake Falls, and Mrs. AG Roos of this city plus two brothers, Carl and Emil Johnson, and four sisters, Mrs. Ann Peterson, Mrs. Selma Huges, Mrs. A Vallen, and Mrs. Ida Brooks and 15 grandchildren. One son Arthur, and one daughter, Alma preceded her in death. Lotta died of CA of the pancreas which she had for one year. She had ovary and uterine cancer for the last six months. She is buried at Wildwood.

[Interred Wildwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky