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Henry Blom

January 3, 1934 — December 24, 2018

Rock Valley, IA: Henry Blom, 84, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died peacefully Monday, December 24, 2018, at Whispering Heights in Rock Valley. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 29 at 10:00 AM, at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley with Rev. J.J. Witvoet officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Public viewing will be Friday, December 28 from 12:00-5:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to Whispering Heights.

Mr. Henry Blom was born near Rock Valley, Iowa on January 3, 1934, the son of Cornelius and Marie (Van Dorp) Blom. He lived by Rock Valley and Orange City, Iowa throughout his life. Henry lived in Whispering Heights since 1992. He was employed by Hope Haven for several years. Henry was a lifelong member of the Netherlands Reformed Congregation.

Henry is survived by his sisters-in-law, Tillie Blom and Jean Blom; and brother-in-law, Gerrit Vande Hoef. In addition to his family, Henry is survived by the staff and residents of Whispering Heights whom so lovingly cared for him the last 26 plus years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cornelius and Marie; brothers, Jake, Jim, John, Arie, and Cornie; and sisters, Marie Schmidt, Jennie Kramer, and Nellie Vande Hoef.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM ,Saturday, December 29, 2018
Porter Funeral Home ~ Rock Valley
1704 15th Street Rock Valley, Iowa 51247
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