Maxine J. Bloomfield

July 04, 1931 - July 30, 2020

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Monday, August 03, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church, 2900 N 500 E, Kendallville


Maxine June Bloomfield, 89, of Rome City died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at her residence.

She was born July 4, 1931, in Kendallville to Ralph and Dorothy (Sackett) Hill.

On April 17, 1949, she married Clarence Paul Bloomfield.

Mrs. Bloomfield retired from Silgan Plastics in Ligonier.

Maxine enjoyed tending to her flower garden and watching birds. She will be remembered for her baking and cooking and always hanging her laundry outside to dry. She dearly loved her family, but especially all of her grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters, Cathy Keiser of Rome City and Julia Chapman of Sturgis, Michigan; three sons, Gary (Sylvia McCombs-Spencer) Bloomfield of Avilla, David (Penny) Bloomfield of Rome City, and Ronald Bloomfield of Rome City; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 9 great great-grandchildren, with one more on the way; and a brother, Robert (Joyce) Hill of Howe.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Douglas Hill, Myron Hill, and Ed Hill; a great-granddaughter, Emily Jordan; and two great great-grandchildren, Kale and Harper Bradley.

Visitation will be Monday, August 3, 2020, from 2 to 8 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 2900 N 500 E, Kendallville.

Private funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at the church with Pastor Robert Boston officiating. Graveside services at Orange Cemetery near Rome City will be held at a later date.

Preferred memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the DAV.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Christina Martin
August 4th, 2020 8:51pm
Green Cove Springs Florida

What a great smile! I was sad to hear Aunt Maxine passed away. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.

Mary Conrad
August 3rd, 2020 1:05pm
Albion, IN

Sorry to hear of Aunt Maxine passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a great lady.

Penny Billings
July 31st, 2020 10:39pm

So sorry Julie. ,keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. Laura & Penny Billings

Rose. Stienbarger
July 31st, 2020 9:38pm
North Carolina

Thinking of you and praying for the family.