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Annette Bloom- Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Annette Jeri Smith Bloom

    Annette Jeri Smith Bloom, 66, passed away May 27, 2015 peacefully at her home in Parker, ID., after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Annette was born April 19, 1949 in Salt Lake City, UT, the daughter of John Byron Carter and Velma Lucy Carter.  She grew up in Crescent, Utah and attended Crescent Elementary, Mt. Jordan Jr. High, Jordan High School and graduated from Snow College in 1969. 
She married her college sweetheart, Robert Brad Smith, on July 31, 1970 and had 3 children.  They raised their family in Taylorsville UT and moved to Sandy UT until Brad passed away in December 1997.
She was a hard worker her whole life, with a variety of talents in hair dressing, accounting, and property management.  Annette was working at Valley Mental Health when she met her second husband, Wendell L. Bloom, they were married April 16, 2011.
Annette enjoyed spending time with family, on the golf course, and gardening in her yard.  She had a particular talent for cooking and enjoyed cooking for her family and others.  Annette was much loved among her friends and her family.  She was a wonderful mother, a playful and fun grandmother, a loving wife, and a great friend.  Annette enjoyed a friendship with a group of 6 other women who met in college and have remained friends.  Annette had a special bond with her sister, Grace.  She will be missed by all who knew her.
Annette is preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Brad Smith, her grandson Connor Mitchell James, her brother John Carter, and her parents John B. Carter and Velma Lucy Carter
Annette is survived by her second husband, Wendell L. Bloom, her daughter Brook (Jason) Hatch, son Cody (Kylie) Smith, and son Tyler Smith. Stepchildren Brooke (Corey) Richards, Kristin (Derek) Fullmer, Halli (Joe) Bernal, Brett (Dani) Bloom, and Jill (Quinten) Hathaway.  She is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Services to celebrate the life of Annette Bloom will be held on Saturday May 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Parker Ward LDS Church, with Bishop Brent Williams, officiating. There will be a visitation Friday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Parker Church and also Saturday one hour prior to the Services both at the church. There will also be a viewing held Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary in Sandy UT, and services Monday June 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. also at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary in UT.

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