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Edwin H. Bloch – Obituary

Name: Edwin H. Bloch

Age: 91

Born: 06-01-1927

Died: 04-07-2019

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Minnesota

Service:
Immaculate Conception Traditional Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota


A Latin Tridentine Requiem High Mass of Catholic Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Traditional Catholic Church for Edwin H. Bloch, age 91, of St. Cloud, who passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center, surrounded by family. The Reverend Father Brendan Hughes, CMRI will officiate. Graveside obsequies, followed by full military honors, will be held at Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 and from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, all at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph

Edwin was born on June 1, 1927 to John and Mary (Heinen) Bloch in Albany, Minnesota. He was united in marriage to Eleanor M. Buermann on June 8, 1955 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. They were married for 54 years. Edwin honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. After his service, he joined the St. Cloud V.F.W. #428. He worked in construction in the St. Cloud area for most of his life. He was a devout member of Immaculate Conception Traditional Catholic Church.

Edwin was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved spending time with his family at their cabin on Upper Spunk Lake in Avon. While there, he enjoyed going fishing and playing card games, especially cribbage, 500 and Dirty Clubs. Edwin will always be remembered for his love of family and willingness to help anyone with their projects.

He is survived by his children, Elmer (Jane), Dan (Kim), Randy (Elizabeth), Steven (Cheryl), all of St. Cloud, Daryl (Patrice), of Sauk Rapids, LuAnn (Brian) Bedel, of St. Joseph, Larry (Sandy), of Sartell; 25 grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; siblings, Florence Petrich, Marcella Stangler, Leo, David, Alfred, Robert and Patricia Coliander; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Edwin is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eleanor, on September 8, 2009; son, Walter, on August 23, 1998; siblings, Agnes Stock, Raymond, Angeline Stangler, Norbert and Rita Huberty.

A special thank you to the staff of the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center and CentraCare Home Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of Edwin.

Guestbook for Edwin H. Bloch


Bev Klein
, Niece
April 11, 2019, 12:49 am
Beautiful photo tribute! Edwin was an amazing man, uncle and godfather. I treasured the times that I was able to visit with him.
Ron and Joan Schoonover
, Former neighbor
April 9, 2019, 11:47 pm
We will miss Ed. He was a thoughtful builder, never met a challenge too big and had a quick fix for a horrible mess that I had made. RIP
Bruce Colliander
April 9, 2019, 5:45 pm
Very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Ed was the oldest of the Bloch family. Condolences to each of Ed's children, brothers and sisters.
Kellace and Julie McDaniel
, Niece
April 9, 2019, 4:13 pm
Our sincere condolences to all of you. Uncle Ed will be dearly missed here on earth, but I am grateful he will be joining our mom in the Greatness of Heaven and our Lord Jesus Christ. Eternal rest grant to Uncle Ed, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Lori Brix
, Niece
April 9, 2019, 3:10 pm
My deepest condolences to Uncle Ed's family. May God bless and keep Edwin, may God's face shine upon him, may God be kind and give you peace.
Keith & Agatha Stangler
, Nephew and God son
April 9, 2019, 2:18 am
We are sorry for your loss and will keep the whole Family in our prayers. With my Cancer treatment we will not be able to attend the services. Ed will be missed Dearly and in our Hearts Daily. May Ed's soul rest in Peace.

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