Rolfe Bernard “Bud” Bloemer, 70, of Independence, Ky., passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
He retired from General Electric Aircraft Division in Evendale, Ohio, in 1997. He was an avid golfer and spent much of his retirement playing courses in Florida, Tennessee and Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralf A. Bloemer and Eleanor F. (Rickling) Bloemer.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Brenda (Adams) Bloemer. He was a loving father to Cara Ann Hamlin and proud grandfather of Connor Hamlin, both of Cleveland.
He will be greatly missed by his sister, DelCaire (Jack) Grosser of Fort Thomas, Ky.; and brothers: Paul (Nancy) Bloemer of Fort Wright, Joseph Bloemer of Bellevue and Randy Bloemer of Fort Thomas; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at St. Cecilia Church in Independence.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to: St. Cecilia Church at 5313 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051; the American Brain Tumor Association (www.abta.org /donate) at 8550 W. Byrn Mawr Ave, Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631; the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Hospice Program at 1 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
Middendorf Funeral Home in Fort Wright is assisting the family.
Online condolences can be made at www.middendorf-funeralhome.com.