July 10, 1932-Nov. 20, 2012
SLAYTON - Services for Robert Bloemendaal, 80, of Slayton, will be at 10 a.m. today at the First Reformed Church in Slayton. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at church. Burial is at Slayton Memorial Gardens Slayton.
He died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at his home in Slayton.
He was born July 10, 1932, in Melvin, Iowa, to Frits and Johanna (Teeselink) Bloemendaal. He enlisted in the United States Army on Nov. 20, 1952, and served in Korea. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 5, 1954.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Slayton; children Ruth Schmidt of Katy, Texas, Mark of Orange City, Iowa, Mary Mesner of Chandler, Leah of Benson, James of Warsaw, Ind., and Jon of Edgerton; 18 grandchildren; and sister, Judy Kereakos of Rochester.