Donald Bert Bloom, 74, of Island City, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his residence. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the American Legion from 11am to 1pm.
Donald was born on December 10, 1943 in Pendleton, Oregon to Richard and Alberta (Thompson) Bloom. He resided in Pendleton, Cove La Grande and Island City. He graduated from La Grande High School and later attended Blue Mountain Community College. He married Judy Jensen.
Donald was employed with Lynch Motors and Goss Motors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, car racing, river rafting, snow skiing, water skiing, and bull riding. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the Eagles Lodge.
Donald is survived by his children, Claudia Bigler (John) of Baker City, OR and Brian Bloom (Kim) of Eugene, OR; sister, Sharon Hohstadt (Dick) of La Grande, OR; 3 grandchildren and 2 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy; parents, Richard and Alberta and grandson, Jacob.