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Sharon J. Blomker

July 25, 1942 — December 1, 2023

formerly of Humboldt


Sharon J. Blomker, 81, formerly of Humboldt, passed away on Friday evening, December 1, 2023 at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center in Des Moines.

Sharon was born July 25, 1942 in Humboldt, the daughter of George E. and Johanna M. (Olson) Day.  She was raised and educated in Humboldt, graduating from Humboldt High School.  She went on to attend Bernel College of Hairstyling and worked as a hairdresser for many years.  Sharon was united in marriage to Gary L. Blomker on March 25, 1961.  The couple made their home in Humboldt where Sharon worked as a loan officer for First National Bank, Hawkeye Bank and later Northwest Federal, retiring in 2004 after 33 years.  In retirement, she and Gary moved to Ankeny and following Gary’s passing in 2006, she married Harry Trowbridge on July 25, 2008.  The couple made their home in State Center and later back in West Des Moines.  Sharon was active in Eastern Star and the United Methodist Church in West Des Moines.

She is survived by her children Scott (Catalina) Blomker of Lincoln, Nebraska, Regina (Robert) Reedy of Ankeny and Melaney Blomker of Des Moines, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and her brother Lyle (Valerie) Day of Fort Dodge and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, both her husbands, three brothers; Gordon, Charles and Norman, two sisters, Shelda and Beverly, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and a special sister-in-law, Marjorie Day.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 6th at Union Cemetery in Humboldt.  Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service

612 Second Avenue South, Humboldt, IA 50548

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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