Jennie Blom

Obituary of Jennie "Jean" Blom

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Corsica – Jennie (Jean) Blom, 88, died Thursday, October 14 at the Good Samaritan Center in Corsica.  Funeral service for will be Tuesday, October 19 at 10:00 am at the Netherlands Reformed Church in Corsica.  Visitation will be Monday, October 18 from 6 to 7 pm with a 7:00 pm prayer service at the Netherlands Reformed School Gym in Corsica.  Funeral arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.

Jean was born on February 9, 1933 to Herman and Jennie (Kaptein) Zomer at home in Douglas county.  She attended a rural country school by Grandview SD. On December 5, 1951 she married Cornie Blom of Rock Valley IA. After their marriage they lived for a short while in Rock Valley and then moved to a farm near New Holland until retiring in 1993. She then moved to town in Corsica with her husband. She was a life long member of the Netherlands Reformed Congregation, where she was a member of the Rebecca Circle. She loved her family and greatly appreciated visits from her children and grandchildren. She died at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Corsica SD at the age of 88 on October 14, 2021.  

She is survived by her 10 Children, Mel (Dena) Blom of Grand Rapids MI, John (Cheryl) Blom of Corsica SD, Case (Audra) Blom of Platte SD, Bob Blom of Highmore SD, Marion (Joy) Blom of Corsica SD, Leroy (Jodi) Blom of Corsica SD, Connie (Randy) Baan Hofman of Corsica SD, Mary (Dale) Delange of Corsica SD, Terry (Melissa) Blom of Grand Rapids  MI, and Lorraine (Andy) Samuelson of Platte SD. 32 grandchildren, and 55 great grandchildren, Sisters Hermina Van Roekel of Sioux Center IA, Hattie Van Dyke of Grand Rapids MI,  Nina Koedam of Rock Valley IA, Lene Walma of Corsica SD, Fran Overweg of Grand Rapids MI, brothers John Zomer of Sioux Center IA, and Alvin Zomer of Sioux Center IA, sister-in-law Tillie Blom of Rock Valley IA and  Sylvia Zomer of Corsica SD.  

She was proceeded in death by her husband Cornie Blom, parents, brother Chet Zomer, infant brother and Infant granddaughter Abbie.  

In lie of flowers, memorials may be given to the Netherland Reformed Christian School.  

Monday
18
October

Visitation

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, October 18, 2021
Netherlands Reformed Gym
425 N. Pleasant View Ave.
Corsica, South Dakota, United States
Monday
18
October

Prayer Service

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday, October 18, 2021
Netherlands Reformed Gym
425 N. Pleasant View Ave.
Corsica, South Dakota, United States
Tuesday
19
October

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Netherlands Reformed Congregation
620 E. 1st St.
Corsica, South Dakota, United States
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