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Francis ‘Frank’ N. Bloomquist

PINE RIVER — Francis “Frank” N. Bloomquist, age 69, of Pine River, Minn., died on Nov. 8, 2012, at St. Cloud Hospital.

He was born on July 12, 1943, in Walker, Minn., to Carl and Ella (Christensen) Bloomquist.

He was a meat cutter since he was 13 years old and retired from Cub Foods. Frank is a U.S. Army Veteran.

He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with his family.

Frank is survived by his loving wife, Donna; children, Brenda Sautbine, of Akeley, Tisha (Nick), of Brainerd, Tanya (Anthony) Kinney, of Brainerd; seven stepchildren, Karen, Bob, Joe, Cindy, Rich, Eddie, Melissa; seven grandchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Bud.

Memorial service on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery in Walker, Minn.

Memorials preferred.

Serving the family:

Halvorson-Johnson Funeral and Cremation Care

Brainerd, 218-829-3581