Aug. 20, 1921-May 29, 2013
COTTONWOOD – Mass of Christian Burial for Edmon A. Doom, 91, of Marshall and formerly of Cottonwood, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonwood. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today with a 4 p.m. CCW rosary and 7:30 p.m. prayer service at Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery with full military honors provided by Cottonwood American Legion Post 503.
He died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Edmon Anthony Doom was born Aug. 20, 1921, to Camille and Alixa (Lemaheiu) Doom in Ghent. The family moved to a farm in rural Cottonwood. He served in the U.S. Army in Japan, as a military policeman from 1946-1947.
Ed and Leona Bulcke were married Sept. 16, 1947, at St. Clothilde Catholic Church. From this marriage union, 12 children were born. He farmed in rural Cottonwood until retirement in 1985, when he and Leona moved to Cottonwood. Ed was an active member of his church, community and NFO. He was a charter member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He volunteered at the Senior Center, American Legion, and Meals on Wheels. He enjoyed assisting his son on the farm, reading periodicals and newspapers, and visiting family and friends. Ed will be remembered for his sense of humor and his great enthusiasm for playing cards.
Ed is survived by his wife of 65 years, Leona; his children, Andy (Kathy) Doom of St. Cloud, Larry (Jackie) Doom of Marshall, Pat Doom of Nashville, Tenn., Irene (Larry) Loke of Cottonwood, Tosh Doom (and special friend Melissa) of Cottonwood, Ozzie (Meredith) Doom of Stoughton, Wis, Margaret (Jim) Rundlett-Doom of Fargo, Clarence Doom of Mankato, Cathy (Poobear) Gagnon of Marshall, Betty (Ron) Schoephoerster of Marshall, Marilyn (Brad) Rosa of Cottonwood, Leon (Deb) Doom of Cottonwood; 29 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; nine siblings (three in infancy); grandson, Braden Rosa; grandson-in-law, Andrew Carlson-Doom.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors