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Obituary for Reverend David Rodney Bloomquist

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Reverend David Rodney Bloomquist

May 26, 1932 - October 17, 2015

Reverend David Rodney Bloomquist passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 17, 2015.  Pastor Dave was born on May 26, 1932 to Leonard and Saima Bloomquist in Ironwood, Michigan.


Pastor Dave married his beloved Charlotta Mae Rubesh in St. Paul, Nebraska August 20, 1955.


Pastor Dave received his Bachelor’s Degree at Rockmont College in Longmont, Colorado in 1967.


Pastor Dave and Char started out their ministry pastoring churches in Virginia where he enlisted in the army and had his first born child, Diane. They then moved to Nebraska where Carol and Rudy were born.  With three little girls in tow they pastored churches in Colorado and Minnesota before accepting a calling in Utah in 1976.  They were the deeply loved ministers at North Park Church in Roy for 30 years before retiring.


After retirement Pastor Dave had the opportunity to become the Pastor for the senior citizens at Christian Worship Center.


Pastor Dave lost his partner in ministry and in life, Charlotta, November 11, 2007.  After that loss, we, his friends and family watched as dementia slowly took him away.


Praise God, he is free and dancing with Charlotta in heaven singing, “I’ll Fly Away”.


Pastor Dave is survived by three daughters:  Diane, Carol (Dan) and Rudy; two grandchildren, Rachel and Jacob; three siblings:  Barbara, John “Jack” ( Lou) and Janis.


He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Charlotta and  parents, Leonard and Saima.


Memorial Services will be held at Christian Worship Center, 1821 West 4000 South, #300, Roy, Utah on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:00 am. Friends may visit with the family prior to services from 10:00 to 10:45 am.


Interment will be on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.


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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

1821 West 4000 South, #300

Roy, Utah

Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

1821 West 4000 South, #300,

Roy, Utah



Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 26, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 - 36th St., , Ogden, UT, 84403

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Born: May 26, 1932
Died: October 17, 2015

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Jeanette Roybal posted on 10/25/15

My condolences to the Bloomquist family. Pastor Dave was a blessing to my family and to our church. He always had a smile and had the most pleasant voice. Dave will surely be missed. He is dancing with Jesus a joyous place were we will all meet again. No more pain, no more tears. God Bless, Jeanette, Anthony and Tony Roybal


Annette marcano posted on 10/23/15

Dave was such a wonderful blessing always ready to share his love for Jesus. Now he is dancing with Jesus in the most beautiful place heaven with his precious wife and loved ones. So thankful to experience his unique preaching and awesome sense of humor. I pray for daves beautiful family in their time of loss for comfort and peace. No more pain no more tears good and faithful servant of God. Amen


Lisa Williams posted on 10/23/15

Diana, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you during this season of grieving. As hard as it is for those left behind, what a glorious celebration for him to now be face to face with Jesus. Much love my friend.