It is with deep sadness that the family of Dick Blom announces his passing on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Battlefords Union Hospital.
Dick was born in Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands on June 28, 1943. In 1952 he and his family immigrated to Canada and settled in Saskatoon. After attending school he apprenticed as a meat cutter in Kindersley. He later moved to North Battleford and became co-owner of JB Lockers Ltd., a career he enjoyed for 50 years. In 1968 he married Ines Perinotto, and together they raised two daughters, Michelle and Nerina. He enjoyed family life and found great joy in being a grandfather. Dick was active in in his community and a long-time member of Kinsmen and K40.
Left to lovingly cherish his memory are his wife, Ines (Perinotto) Blom; daughters: Michelle (Rick) Godbout and Nerina (Chris) Fetter; granddaughters: Nicole Godbout and Vanessa Godbout; siblings: Vincent Blom, Margo Blom, Lucia (Gary) Clark, Caroline Blom; brother-in-law, Silvano (Ronalda) Perinotto and many nieces and nephews.
Dick was predeceased by his parents: Theodore and Ann Blom; siblings: Mary Desender, Theodore Blom, John Blom, Tony Blom, Peter Blom, Fred Blom, Michael Blom, Louise Kreger, Liz Kristian; nieces: Anna Kosmas and Caroline Kosmas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Diabetes Canada, www.diabetes.ca, or the charity of the donor’s choice. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Eternal Memories Funeral Service and Crematorium – Elle Dell Funeral Director.