Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Louis R. Bloom Dies On His Way To South
Louis R. Bloom, a native son of Wallowa valley, died at Goldendale, Washington, Wednesday, December 22, 1937. He was on his way from Yakima, where he had lived for three years, to souhtern California where Mrs. Bloom had gone a few weeks before. He was stricken with a heart attack and went to a hotel where he passed away.
The body was brought to Enterprise by C.L. Booth and funeral services were held at the Booth Chapel Monday morning and burial was in Enterprise cemetery. Rev. Lloyd W. Halvorson of the Presbyterian church conducted the services.
Mr. Bloom was a son of R.W. Bloom, pioneer of the upper valley and was born August 19, 1885 on what is now the Wade ranch on Alder Slope. He was married to Minnie Fluke April 29, 1917, and in November, 1919, they moved to Medford. That city remained their home until three years ago when they went to Yakima.
Mrs. Bloom was called to Covina, California, the last of November to help care for her mother, Mrs. L.
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Source: Enterprise Record Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, December 30, 1937, page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor