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July 9, 2011
Reinbeck Courier

Florence Blohm, 94, Traer died Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer from natural causes. Visitation was held from 4:30 to 7 PM Thursday June 30, 2011 at Overton Funeral Home in Traer. Service was held at St Luke Lutheran Church in Traer on Friday, July 1, 2011 at 1:30 PM. Burial was held at West Union Cemetery rural Traer.

Memorials may be made to Overton Funeral Home, Traer, IA 50675, 319-478-2775. Condolences may be left at

Florence Blohm was born April 29, 1917 in rural Traer, Iowa Tama County, daughter of Freemont and Elva Snow Anderson. She received her education in the Traer and Dinsdale schools and then worked for area families in their homes.

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On May 21, 1938 she was united in marriage to Harry Blohm in Reinbeck. Harry and Florence made their home farming near Reinbeck for 17 years. They then moved west of Traer and farmed until 1973 when they moved to a farm east of town. After Harry's death on November 19, 1979 she remained on the farm until moving to Traer in September of 2006 she became a resident of the Sunrise Hill Care Center.

She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Traer. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harry, brothers Milbert Anderson and twins Earl and Merle in infancy and two sisters, Lavonne Willer and Martha Drinovsky.

She is survived by two sons; Terry (Arlene) Blohm and Michael Blohm both of Traer, four daughters, Patti (Dick) Zeschke of Cedar Falls, Susan(John) Behrns of Delhi, Kathy (Neal) Wood and Pam (Dave) McKinley both of Traer, 20 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.



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