Marie V. Blessinger, age 90, of Holland, Indiana, passed away at 11:40 a.m.,Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Brookside Village in Jasper.
She was born April 5, 1925 in Celestine, Indiana, to Herman and Lorena (Verkamp) Metz. She married Gilbert J. Blessinger on November 20, 1948, in Celestine, Indiana. Mrs. Blessinger was a homemaker and a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, St. Henry Christian Mothers, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, and Holland American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed card games and puzzles; gardening; bird watching; quilting; and baking, especially her homemade bread. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert J. Blessinger, who died March 17, 2008; and one daughter, Angela Blessinger.
She is survived by:
Elaine (Mike) Hanebutt of Huntingburg, Ind.,
Kathy (Debra) Gwozda of Seattle, Washington;
Steven J. (Kathy) Blessinger of Holland, Ind.,
David (Nora) Blessinger of Monument Springs, Colorado,
Daniel (Patricia) Blessinger of Elkwood, Virginia,
Arnold (Marie) Blessinger of Holland, Ind.;
Lawrence Metz of Celestine, Ind.;
by (16) grandchildren and (10) great grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass for Marie V. Blessinger will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.S.T., onFriday, December 18, 2015, at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, Indiana, with burial to follow at St. Henry Cemetery.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., E.S.T., on Thursday; and also from 8:30-9:30 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home. Three vigil services will be held Tuesday with the first starting at 6:30 p.m., held by the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary; the second at 8:00 p.m., held by the Holland American Legion Auxiliary; and the third at 8:15 p.m., held by the St. Henry Christian Mothers who will pray the rosary. Memorial contributions can be made out to St. Henry Catholic Church. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.