Monday, July 10th, 2006
Complete Obituary
Joan Blakeley
  Joan E. Blakeley, 78, of North Star, died at 12:10 p.m. July 8, 2006, at Briarwood Manor, Coldwater.
She was born May 3, 1928, in Darke County, to Theodore and Anna Poly Baltes. On June 19, 1948, she married Keith M. Blakeley, who died April 17, 2003.
Survivors are a son, Ken (Cathy), Cincinnati; two daughters, Patsy (Ernie) Petit, Bedford, N.H., and Brenda Nickol, Greenville; two brothers, Joseph and John Baltes, both of Versailles; a sister, Juanita Gerling, Versailles; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Orville and Curtis Baltes; two sisters, Ruth Marchal and Catherine Angle; and a grandson.
She was a homemaker and served 20 years on North Star town council. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church and American Legion Post 174 Auxiliary and its 8 & 40, all of North Star.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Keith Blakeley Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund.
Condolences can be sent at ohzeb@keymemories.com.
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