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Milton Ray Bloomquist
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1926
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 2014
Davis County
Utah, USA

Milton Ray Bloomquist, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, returned peacefully to his Heavenly Father on March 3, 2014, in Syracuse, Utah. Born July 28, 1926, in Los Angeles, California, the only child of Madelaine Gagon Bloomquist (Horrocks) and William LeRay Bloomquist. He also lived in Colorado but lived most of his adult life in Ogden and Syracuse, Utah.

He is survived by his wife, Marion, daughters Nedra Saunders (Gary), Colleen Benson (Bryce), Katherine "Katy" Saunders (Edward), and RoseAnn Brandley (Stephen), 19 grandchildren, and 35 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents and one great-grandchild, Kaden Parkin.

Milton served in WWII, U.S. Navy, then served a 3 year LDS mission in Brazil. He married Marion Johnson in 1952 in the Idaho Falls Temple and later graduated from BYU. He remained a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout his life and diligently fulfilled many various Church callings. He enjoyed singing, playing the trombone, working in his orchard and garden, fishing, reading, studying the gospel, square dancing, and being with family and friends. He and Marion loved serving 5-1/2 years together in the Ogden, Utah Temple.

Interment at Syracuse City cemetery.

Family links: 
  William Leray Bloomquist (1897 - 1963)
  Madelaine Gagon Horrocks (1905 - 1984)
  Milton Ray Bloomquist (1926 - 2014)
  Joseph Victor Bloomquist McCallister (1932 - 1969)**
  Harvey Leray McCallister (1935 - 2014)**
*Calculated relationship
Syracuse Cemetery
Davis County
Utah, USA
Maintained by: Linda McCallister
Originally Created by: Paul Blair
Record added: Mar 04, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125884308
Milton Ray Bloomquist
Added by: Paul Blair
Milton Ray Bloomquist
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As I sat crocheting earlier this week, I had an uneasy feeling about my Uncle Milton. By the next morning the feeling passed and the memory was all but forgotten. Then this morning I got news of Uncle Milton's passing. I realized that my uneasy feeling oc...(Read more)
- from your favorite niece, Linda
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014

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