Longtime Delta resident Erma L. Bloom died Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at her home. She was 75.
She was born Feb. 10, 1941. She spent her childhood and adult life in Delta.
On June 18, 1960, she married Harold Bloom.
She enjoyed listening to music, putting puzzles together and talking to people.
She is survived by four sons, Duane, Richard, Adrian and Brian; three daughters, Lydia, Rebecca and Dorinda; five brothers, Jimmy, Joe, Vic, Nick and Johnny; two sisters, Comedina and Genevieve; 18 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Jessie; her husband, Harold Bloom; three brothers, Johnny, Tony and Ted; and two sisters, Louise and Nellie.
A memorial service was held Dec. 31 at Taylor Funeral Home in Delta with inurnment at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.