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Douglas Reuben Blomberg

February 2, 1939 — January 26, 2023

Doug Blomberg passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023 at GracePoint Crossing East in Cambridge at the age of 83.

Douglas Reuben Blomberg was born February 2, 1939 to Reuben and Helen (Tuma) Blomberg in Pokegama Township, Pine County Minnesota.

Doug loved sports. He played basketball and football in high school. Later he played baseball for the Pine City Baseball Team. He was an avid outdoors person; spending many seasons hunting and fishing with family and friends.

After Doug graduated from high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy and even re-enlisted for a second term. After his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, he worked for World Wide Trucking as an over the road truck driver for 25+ years. 

Doug loved giving to people. He was a very generous person. He especially loved spending time with family and friends. He especially enjoyed large family gatherings, always having a great time visiting with his aunts, uncles and cousins. Doug will be dearly missed.

Doug is survived by his son Patrick Blomberg; grandson Jaden Blomberg; sister Bonnie Drobny; nephews Giles Drobny, Douglas, Drobny, Jeffrey Drobny; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Reuben and Helen Blomberg.

Pastor Fred Tuma will officiate the funeral service for Doug:  11:00 AM; Saturday, May 6th at the Swanson Funeral Chapel with a time of visitation 1 hour prior to the service.  The interment with Military Honors will take place in Birchwood Cemetery all in Pine City.

Memorials in Doug's memory may be directed to:  

Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota

20 W 12th St., 3rd Fl, St. Paul, MN 55155


Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the:  Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City  ~  Swanson Chapel

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