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.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Thursday Night
62°
Clear
Friday
84°
Mostly Sunny
19%
Friday Night
64°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
23%
Saturday
81°
Mostly Sunny
9%
Saturday Night
64°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Sunday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
36%
Sunday Night
65°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Monday
83°
Thunderstorms Likely
64%
Monday Night
61°
Thunderstorms Likely
70%
Tuesday
80°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Tuesday Night
58°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_da_d