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William "Bill" A. Bloomberg

August 18, 1931 ~ June 20, 2022 (age 90)


William A. “Bill” Bloomberg, 90, of West Burlington, IA, passed away at 12:31 pm, Monday, June 20, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. 

Bill was born August 18, 1931 in Burlington, IA, the son of Paul and Edna (Oliphant) Bloomberg.  He was raised and educated in Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School.  Bill worked at the Iowa Ammunition Plant for several years. He later received his Bachelors and Masters Degree from Iowa State University in Education.  He taught Mechanical Drawing, Engineering and AutoCAD at Southeastern Community College for many years before retiring. 

Bill married Patricia Klemish in Burlington, IA on July 1, 1953 and she passed away on March 23, 2013. 

Bill served with the United State Naval Reserves during the Korean War. 

Bill recently attended the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Burlington, IA.  He was also a member of the Jaycees, Elks Club, Lions Club and the Moose Lodge, all in Burlington. 

He enjoyed gardening, traveling, camping and remodeling houses in and around Burlington. He was very handy, always fixing and repurposing things, and enjoyed helping family and numerous friends with whatever task needed to be done. 

Survivors include 5 children, William (Lori) Bloomberg of West Burlington, IA, Denise (Mike) Wadas of Land O Lakes, FL, Julie (John) McClure of Naples, FL and Sue (Gary) Henby of Metamora, IL and David Bloomberg of Lutz, FL; 15 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, his daughter, Theresa Bloomberg; grandson, Mark Wadas; and 4 siblings. 

Cremation has been accorded. A celebration of life will be scheduled later this summer. Memorials may be given to Southeastern Community College, West Burlington, IA and sent to the funeral home.  McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL, is in charge of the arrangements.  For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit,

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