Obit: Bloom, Herbert F. (1929 - 2018)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bloom, Burtard, Hofmann, Hunter, Johnson, Kennedy, Litten, Minue, Salzgeber, Schuh, Spaeth

----Source: The Owen-Withee Enterprise, Facebook (Owen, WI) 5/01/2018

Bloom, Herbert “Herbie” F. (6 JUN 1929 - 26 APR 2018)

Herbert “Herbie” F. Bloom, age 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

Private services were held for Herbie.


----Source: the Phillip Funeral Home (West Bend, WI) 5/03/2018

Herbert “Herbie” F. Bloom, age 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend. He was born on June 6, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Frank and Emma (Johnson) Bloom. He married his love, Selma “Sally” (Burtard) Bloom, on August 26, 1950 in Colby, Wisconsin.

Herbie worked at Weasler Engineering for 38 years. He was an avid bowler for 50 years and a member of the American Bowling Congress, His passion was watching the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Bucks. He enjoyed fishing on Lake Michigan with the guys. Herb loved playing sheepshead, listening to polkas and waltzes.

Herbie is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Sally; children Linda (James) Spaeth, Nancy (Art) Kennedy, Mary (Sam) Hunter and Lisa (Greg) Minue; 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, a sister Esther Litten Salzgeber, two sisters-in-law Elaine Schuh, Carol (Ronald) Hofmann, two brothers-in-law Orville Burtard and Ken Burtard. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Herbie is preceded in death by his parents, grandson Sean Kennedy, great-grandson Nolan Spaeth, brother Carl (Betty), parents-in-law John and Elda Burtard, sister-in-law Diane Burtard, brothers-in-law Allen Litten, Chris Salzgeber and Amby Schuh.

Private services were held for Herbie and the family enjoyed a “Polar Bear” at Omicron in his honor.

A special thank you to Hartford Hospital and Kathy Hospice for their help and kindness to our family.



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