John Eugene Bloom, Age 63 of Centerville, MN, passed away after a long illness. He is survived by siblings George Ann (Richard) Probert of Utah, Peggy Boden of Apple Valley and Thomas (Melinda) Bloom of Edina, nieces, nephews, and many friends from the Centerville community and elsewhere. John grew up in White Bear Lake and later attended Stillwater High School. He served in the US Air Force from 1978 to 1984. He was a great supporter of Minnesota sports teams and enjoyed watching the Vikings, Wild, Twins, and Gophers. John loved spending time with friends and family, also meeting new people and making friends wherever he went. He will be missed by many. There will be a celebration of John's life at the Southern Rail, 7084 Centerville Road, on Friday, September 1 from 4 to 7pm. All are welcome.