Wilma A. Bloomquist, age 92, of Merrill, formerly of Gleason, found her heavenly home on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill.
Wilma was born on January 30, 1920, in Gleason, daughter of the late William and Anna (Klein) Kippenberg. She married her high school sweetheart Edgar ‘Eggs’ Bloomquist on April 8, 1937, in Merrill. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2005. While living in Indiana, Wilma worked as a hostess for Holiday Inn and was a school lunch clerk. Wilma will be remembered for the beautiful eggs she decorated and gave to family members for Christmas every year. She will also be remembered for her ceramic work and her great cooking. Wilma was active in the Ladies Aid, the Quilters, and the LWML at her church, Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, Gleason.