Nobel E. Bloomquist, age 92, of Burnsville, formerly ofRichfield. Retired from Honeywell after 30 years. Nobel was a very creative tinkerer with a great sense of humor. Preceded in death by his wife, Frances. Survived by son, Gary (Karen) Bloomquist; daughter, Diane (Jim) Sorum; grandchildren, Dave
(Pam) Bloomquist, Jenn (Chad) Herron, Allison (Jamie) Lindman and Andrew (Tammy) Sorum; 8 great- grandchildren; sisters, June (Jim) Gable and Margaret Hicks; many nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Cathy Kaiser-Bloomquist.