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 George Milan Bloomfield

George Milan Bloomfield

Clifton, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA
Death 9 Jan 1979 (aged 64)
Sunset, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 11-4-E-4
Memorial ID 136269 · View Source
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Obituary from Standard Examiner, January 10, 1979:

CLEARFIELD – George Milan Bloomfield, 64, of 899 E. 450 S. was killed in an automobile accident Tuesday, Jan. 9, 1979, in Sunset.

Mr. Bloomfield was born July 14, 1914, in Clifton, Ariz., a son of Joseph William and Olive Parintha Gale Bloomfield.
On Aug. 31, 1941, he was married to Julia Ann Lindsay in Byron, Wyo. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 9, 1942.

He had been an aircraft electrician at Hill Air Force Base. He had owned and operated a service station in Powell, Wyo., prior to coming to Utah in August of 1965. He had lived in Kirtland, N.M., and Powell, Wyo., before coming to Clearfield. He was educated in New Mexico and had been active in athletics.

He was a member of the Clearfield 9th LDS Ward and had been a high priest, home teacher, genealogy proof reader and secretary of the Senior Citizens Committee. He had been Powell Ward Sunday superintendent, ward custodian and stake missionary.

He served in the Seabees in World War II.

Surviving are his widow Julia of Clearfield; two sons and one daughter. Also surviving are one brother and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Clearfield 9th Ward Chapel, 838 E. 600 South, with Bishop O. Wayne Thornock officiating.

Friends may call at the Lindquist Clearfield Mortuary, 1050 S. State, Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the ward chapel Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside.


George was on his way to work in the logging industry in Oregon or Washington state when he was unable to find work in New Mexico where he was living. He said that he stopped in Cody, Wyoming where his brother Rex was working in the oil fields in Oregon Basin, Wyoming. George never made it to his intended destination because he was offered a job working in the oil fields in Wyoming. Following his enlistment in the Navy Seabees, he was stationed at Pearl Harbor where he served, he returned to working in the oil fields where he worked until he retired from the oil fields in 1963 to operate a service station.
In 1965, he moved his family to Utah where he found work at Hill Air Force Base. He worked at Hill until the time of his death.

George always had a garden and he loved to hunt and fish so that he could help feed his family. He did not believe in hunting or fishing for the sport of it or to see how big of a fish he could catch or big of an elk or big of a deer he could kill.

He made many beautiful inlaid card tables, lamps and nut bowls which he gave to his family as gifts.

He enjoyed spending time with his family members and having outdoor barbecues.

For George's last birthday, the family had a surprise birthday barbecue party for him in which all of his children and grandchildren attended except for one. During the party his grandchildren decorated his Mustang wishing him happy birthday. Following the party, he took all of his grandchildren to his home in his decorated car for a slumber party. He thoroughly enjoyed the day.


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  • Maintained by: SA Baxter
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136269
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Milan Bloomfield (14 Jul 1914–9 Jan 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136269, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SA Baxter (contributor 47932973) .