Jack Bloir (1938 – 2018)

Jack L. Bloir, age 79, of rural Edon, Ohio, passed away at 6:14 A.M. on Friday, March 16, 2018, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan, Ohio.  Mr. Bloir was a 1956 graduate of Edon High school and was a veteran of the United States Army.  He was employed by The Aro Corporation in various capacities from being a machinist to a foreman and eventually working in the engineering department, retiring with forty-three years of service.  He attended Edon United Methodist Church and was a member of the Tri-Township Farm Bureau Council.  Jack enjoyed working his “Hobby Farm” and  gardening and in earlier years was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing golf.

Jack L. Bloir, was born on May 19, 1938, in rural Montpelier, Ohio, the son of Charles and Theodoshia (Hughes) Bloir.  He married his wife of fifty-nine years, Helen E. Steenbock, on November 30, 1958, in Longford, Kansas, and she survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Darrel Bloir, of Edon, Dean Bloir, of Fremont, Indiana, and Kirk (Marlise) Bloir, of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Christine (Elliott) Rowe, of Angola, Indiana, and Coleen (Ken) Clark, of Cedarville, Ohio; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Bloir, of Edgerton, Ohio, and Jim (Linda) Bloir, of Montpelier; two sisters, Betty (Ken) Bauer, of Montpelier, and Mary (Claron) Krill, of Edgerton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Barbara Bloir, of Payson, Arizona, Wayne (Marguerite) Stewart, of Hayes, Kansas, Raymond (Mildred) Steenbock, of Springfield, Missouri, and Marvin (Audrey) Steenbock, of Longford, Kansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Norma Jean Bloir; and one brother, Richard Bloir.

Visitation will be held in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Monday, March 19, 2018.  Services will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. in the Edon United Methodist Church with Reverend Doug Widdowson officiating.  Interment will follow in West Buffalo Cemetery.

Memorials are requested to the Edon United Methodist Church.

To sign the online register or to send condolences, please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com.

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