Nils W. Lindbloom Jr., 84, of Rolling Green Village, died Dec. 31, 2003.
Born in Evanston, Ill., he was the son of the late Nils W. and Emma Anderson Lindbloom and was the widower of Ina Bliss Lindbloom.He was senior class president and was a member of Phi Epsilon Gamma at Augustana College, where he graduated in 1941. He worked for U.S. Steel for more than 30 years, serving as superintendent of blast furnaces, and commanded a gunboat in the South Pacific during World War II as a U.S. Navy lieutenant.Nils was very involved in his role as president of the board of directors of The Rehabilitation Center of Lorain County, Ohio, and as board member of Lorain Community Hospital.
He is survived by his daughters, Christine Lindbloom of Taylors, Merodie L. Tomlin and her husband, Gene, of Birmingham, Ala.; his son, Nils W. Lindbloom III and his wife, Toni, of Taylors; three grandchildren, Judson Tomlin of Birmingham, Ala., and Kristin and Erik Lindbloom of Taylors; two sisters, Margaret Paulson of Evanston, Ill., and Sue Hillstrom, of Naples, Fla.Private graveside services will be held today, Jan. 3, 2004, conducted by the Rev. Jeffrey Lamb.