Thomas Adolph Bloom

January 16, 1930 - March 30, 2017



Thomas Adolph Bloom

Thomas A. Bloom, age 87 of Ham Lake, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at his home.

Tom was born January 16, 1930 to Victor and Margaret (nee Potvin) Bloom.  He was a self-employed machinist who loved working with his hands.  In fact, he built much of the home that he and Mary resided in.  Tom enjoyed fishing, road trips, airplanes, and sailing in Florida, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James; and sister, Margaret Ann.  He is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Joseph, Karen, and Steve (Kelly); granddaughter, Anna; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

Arrangements entrusted to Thurston-DeShaw Funeral Home of Andover.

Mass of Christian Burial

Memorial Mass held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.

After Mass, lunch will be served in the Social Hall.

Private Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.