OBITUARY: "MRS. DORET BLOOM
Mrs. Doret Bloom passed from her home, 1530 Eighteenth Street, Moline, at 8:45, last evening. Mary B. Larson was born in Sweden Feb. 16, 1846. She was married in Sweden forty three years ago and came to Moline in 1883. Since that time she had been a resident of this city continuously and friends without number are grieved to hear of her passing.
Surviving are the widower and five children: Mrs. Ellen Malmstrom, Walter, Mrs. Helga Donnnelly, Amanda and Mrs. Nellie Johnson, all of Moline. Two sisters, Mrs. Alfred Larson of Moline and Mrs. A. Lindstrom of Rock Island, and eight grandchildren are also bereaved.
Funeral will be held from the home at 2 Monday afternoon. The Rev. Edward Ekstrom will officiate and burial will be in Riverside cemetery." [Section 14 - Lot 606]
Source: The Moline Daily Dispatch Newspaper, Page 5, Saturday, 11 September 1915; Moline Public Library, microfilm copy, Moline, Illinois 61265; Obtained: 22 May 2014, and transcribed 23 May 2014, by S.L. Juhl RNBSC, Compiler & Genealogist.
SOURCE OF BURIAL: Riverside Cemetery Extract of Sextons Records 1873 - September 2011, Book 1 - Surnames A - J, Moline, Rock Island county, Illinois; Moline Public Library in Moline, Illinois 61265; 22 May 2014.