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Bloom — 80 years old

August 18, 2013
Messenger News
Richard “Dick” Bloom, of Fort Dodge, and formerly of Estherville, is celebrating his 80th birthday today.
Cards may be sent to him at 510 S. 18th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.
His family includes Francesca Bloom, Laurie Copenhaver, Richard and Chris Bloom, Frank and Kim Bloom, and Merle and Sue Bloom, all of Fort Dodge. He has 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Son Louis “Chip” Copenhaver is deceased.
Bloom is a graduate of Fort Dodge High School. He retired from the Marine Corps after 20 years of service. He also was an over-the-road truck driver, a railroad crew shuttle driver and owned two small businesses.


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