16 FEB 1967
The body was taken to the McKee funeral home in Garrett and will be removed to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Avilla for final rites at 11 a.m. Monday. Officiating will be the Rev. Leon Pisula, pastor of the
Mr. Blaskie was born Oct. 29, 1882, on a farm in Green township, near Ege, a son of the late George and Catherine Blaskie. He was married to Mrs. Rose Grams Mazure of Ege on April 22, 1902.
He came to Garrett from Kendallville and started work in the B. & O. car shops on Oct. 18, 1917, and moved with his family to Garrett in 1918. When the shops were moved from Garrett in 1926, Mr. Blaskie went to
Mr. Blaskie was a member of the St. Joseph church, Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus, F. O. Eagles, B. &. O. Veterans of Garrett, the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Leona Kobiela, who lived with Mr. Blaskie in Garrett, Rev. Mother M Adeline, St. Francis Woods, Mokena, Ill.; two brothers, Frank and James both of the Sacred Heart Home, Avilla; two sisters, Mrs. Mary speaker and Mrs. Clayton Bloom, both of Albion; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 19 step great-grandchildren and one step great-great-grandchild.