Helen I. Bloom

Helen I. Bloom

Helen I. Bloom of Otsego, MI passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 in Kalamazoo. She was born September 25, 1929 in Pearl, MI the daughter of Joseph and Goldie (Herring) Larsen. Helen enjoyed following NASCAR, knitting and cats. Most of all Helen loved her family especially her grandchildren. On November 15, 1946 in Fennville she married Albert Bloom Jr who passed away in 1994. Surviving are her children, Robert (Joyce) Bloom of Plainwell, Roger (Sandra) Bloom of Arizona and Kathy Smith of Otsego; 4 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Delores Getman of South Haven and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Charles and Richard Larsen and Marge Howe.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place. Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

A memorial service will be held at 4pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Otsego United Methodist Church with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating.

Contributions in memory of Helen may be made to your favorite charity.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.


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  1. Lisa hazen says:

    I’m so sorry! I hope and pray for the family. Love ya

  2. Lillie Cotton says:

    To Sam, praying for you and your family while you go through this transition of life. Joy will come in the morning.

  3. Kim Klumpp Palmer says:

    Sending our deepest sympathy. Helen had the best laugh! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  4. Tom and Susan (Jerrett) Sawasky says:

    Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

  5. Wally & Mary Anderson says:

    Dear Kathy & Roger,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. We enjoyed many good times in FL with your Mom & Dad. Thank you for letting us know. We thought many times of calling her but failed to do so.
    Thoughts & prayers, Wally & Mary

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