Celebrating the life of Carolyn Bloemer
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She was awarded a Teacher’s Scholarship to SIUE in 1965 where she double majored in Math Education and minored in Psychology while working the entire time. She went on to work as a teacher in the St. Louis Public Schools for many years. Carolyn enjoyed gardening, knitting and sewing. She was known as “mom” to many.
She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association of St. Louis and S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville, IL.
Carolyn in preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Hazel (nee Rutherford) Stenzel.
Surviving is her husband of 46 years, Richard A. Bloemer of Collinsville, IL, one son, Richard Bloemer of Collinsville, IL, one daughter, Teresa Shepherd of O’Fallon, IL, two brothers, Kenneth Stenzel of FL, Michael Stenzel of HI, one sister, Kathy Ledbetter of MO and one granddaughter,
Memorials are requested in the form of Masses to S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church or to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be expressed at www.acfuneral.com
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 3:00 to 6:00 p. m. at the Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home in Collinsville.
Funeral Mass will be at 9:00 a. m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Collinsville, IL with Father John Beveridge officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fairview Heights, IL.
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314 West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
Collinsville , IL 62234
5000 North Illinois Street
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
American Diabetes Association
Town & Country, MO 63017