C. W, BLOOM DIES SUDDENLY IN ST. VINCENT'S HOSPITAL
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Chas. Wesley Bloom, 54, well known farmer living east of El¬ more, died suddenly in St. Vin¬ cent's hospital, Toledo, Sunday morning, while waiting for mem¬ bers of his family to come and take him home; death, due to a blood clot near the heart, coming: upon him as he sat in a chair* He had undergone a serious sur¬ gical operation about two weeks previous and was so much im¬ proved that he was pronounced able to return home. News of his death was at once sent to El¬ more, but unfortunately the wife and son Raymond had already left for the hospital and upon ar> rival went at once to Mr. Bloom's room, unmindful of the death, and were most painfully shocked to find him lving dead, in bed.
Mr. Bloom was born in Salem township and lived all his life in the sime community. When the new Harris-Elmore school distret was formed, he was named as one of the members of the first board of education and served in that capacity for a number of yearst He took great interest in the school and attended most of the school functions. Besides the widow, Mary Kreiljck Bloom, sev¬ en children survive: Raymond, Myron, Luther and Thelma at home; Oliver of Elmore, Harold of Old Washington and Mrs. Ma¬ bel JDunham, southwest of El¬ more. Last rites were field Wed* nesday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran church near Four-Mile house, where he had been a life-- long member and was an elder at the time of his death.
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