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Dr. Laura Lea Bloomfield, 48, passed away August 22, 2020 at Scotland County Care Center following a courageous fight with cancer. Laura was born November 24, 1971 to Larry and Lerea (Woods) Bloomfield in Sigourney, Iowa.
Laura graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1998 and embarked on a career helping animals and those that loved them. She was employed by the Animal Care Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA since 2002. Laura enjoyed expressing her artful side by creating beautiful handmade quilts which she shared with those she loved. She enjoyed traveling with friends and family coast to coast, including Alaska, Montana, Florida and many places in between. Throughout her life, Laura never met a stranger and created long lasting and enduring friendships. The outpouring of love she received from those friends during her illness was overwhelming not only to her, but her family.
Laura had a very special bond with her niece and nephew Elizabeth and Andrew, known as “Auntie” she was always there for them, loved them unconditionally and spoiled them greatly.
Laura was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Glenn and Anna Mae (Gundy) Bloomfield, maternal grandparents Louie and Edith (Rorabaugh) Woods and other extended family members.
Laura is survived by her parents, sister Lisa Walden and her niece and nephew Elizabeth and Andrew Walden who were the light of her life as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins all of which she cherished.
Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggest to the American Cancer Society – Hope Lodge or the Friendship Cemetery Association in care of Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St. Memphis, Missouri.
Funeral services were held Thursday morning, August 27, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis with Pastor Mark
Drummond officiating the service. Interment followed in the Brock Cemetery north of Memphis.
Pallbearers were Kevin Hicks, Stephen Hicks, Steve Keller, Randy (Bubba) Mehrl, Tim Spain, Dyke Walden and Andrew Walden.
Honorary Pallbearers were Dr. David Graeff, Phil Hicks, David Smith, and Dr. Larry “Doc” Wiggins.
Online condolences may be shared with the Bloomfield family by logging onto Payne’s website at www.paynefuneralchapel.com
Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.