Dean Earl “Deano” Bloomquist


Dean Earl “Deano” Bloomquist, 71, of Duluth, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the Hilltop Healthcare Center (Chris Jensen). 

Dean was born in Duluth on September 8, 1950 to Earl and Magnhild “Maggie” (Engelun) Bloomquist. He graduated from Denfeld High School in 1969 and married Cheryl Wagner on May 16, 1975. 

Dean worked various jobs in his younger years and retired from Country Hearth Bread Co after 23 years of service. 

He was a member of Salem Covenant Church, enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing baseball and softball and following the Minnesota Twins. 

He was preceded in death by his parents. Dean is survived by his wife, Cheryl of 47 years; two daughters, Sarah (Jason) Nickel of Andover, MN and Katie (Jeremy) Lunke of Rosemount, MN; a brother, Richard (Carol) Bloomquist of Proctor; a sister, Sandy (Steve) McCabe of North Branch, MN; five grandchildren, Allie, Rylie, Marissa, Lynsie and Myles; numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Visitation 10 am until the 11 am funeral service Friday, September 9, 2022 at Salem Covenant Church. 339 North 59th Ave West. Pastor Steven Osborne officiating. Burial at Oneota Cemetery. Memorials to Salem Covenant Church would be appreciated. Arrangements by Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home.

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