Minor Bloomquist death

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Minor Bloomquist death - FIND THUNDER LAKE EMPLOYE DEAD AT POST Body of...
FIND THUNDER LAKE EMPLOYE DEAD AT POST Body of Night Watchman Pound This Morning; Heart Attack Caused Death? Apparently hiivlnjr siinVrnl n ho;irl ntlncU ;IR lie wns oompletlna his nlt'lit'f work, the nr.rly of Minor Btnomqulat, nijjlil wntclunan for Thunfffr T-iflko 1-mntirr rnmpan.v. wns found ;it about fi o'clock this morninp In the company'fl yards lioro. t>r. r,. G. Wood, rounty coroner, found no marks or violence on tho body anil deemed an inquest unnecessary. unnecessary. lK>Hevinir that death was due to natural causes. Sheriff John Farmen and Rudolph Carlson and Carl Hanson, with Carlson's ambulance, ambulance, alsn were called to the mill this uiorninp when Hie body was found. Had Bern 111 Although he had been in fairly Kood%'limit li. Mr. Bloomquist, had been suffering: with hiirh blood pressure, pressure, members of the family said. As*one of bis last duties last night, Mr. Bloomquist had to pet the locomotive ready for the Thunder Thunder I^ake narrow pause train, which leaves here early in the mornincr for the run to the Thunder Lake logging camps. Apparently -he had climbed onto the top of the locomotive tender to "coal up" the locomotive, and was preparing' to raise the chute when death overcame him. Me fell on the locomotive tender, where his body was found some minutes later. The mart^; had been dead about a half hour when officers arrived, it is believed. believed. if Native of Sweden Mr. Bloomquist was a native of Sweden, having: been born at Smo- land on Dec. 17, 1871. He came to America when he was 13 years old and lived in Rodney, Mich., for some years. He married Anna Shuberg at Big-Rapids, Mich., on May 15, IS93. and they moved to Rhinelander from Jennings, Mich., on Oct. 2, 1920. For the past 13 years, Mr. Bloomquist Bloomquist had worked for Thunder Lake Lumber company. He was 62 years of age. Two sons, Harry and Carl Bloomquist, pre'f'ded him in death. He is survived by his widow, o\ two brothers, one sister, and by li children: Henry, Arthur, Arnold, Anna and Harold Bloomquist; Mrs. Clifford Dinger, Mrs. Ellery Ford, Mrs. Paul Luethy and Mrs. Donald Godlesski, all of Rhinelander; Edwin Edwin Bloomquist of Monroe Bridge, Mass.; Mrs. Levi Nutt, AVeideman Mich., and Mrs. Arthur Tunison, White Bear, Minn. He also leaves 21' grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not been made, pending the arrival here of relatives. r * . ^,.,

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 02 Feb 1934, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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