Clara Mae Blesch, 81, Holland

Clara Mae Blesch, 81, of Holland, passed away at 8:38 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

She was born February 6, 1938, in Perry County to Ed and Evelyn (Long) Evrard and married Don F. Blesch on July 18, 1954, in Holland. 

Clara Mae was a member of the Holland United Methodist Church. 

She worked as an aide at the Holland Medical Clinic, and was co-owner of Blesch Sales & Service and the Dutch Mart in Holland. 

Clara Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Don F. Blesch, who passed away on March 27, 2018; her parents; one brother, Estil Evrard; and two sisters, Ruth Ann Manion and Mary Ella Ermert.

She is survived by one daughter, Cathy (Tom) Meyer of Huntingburg; two sons, Scot (Karen) Blesch of Huntingburg, and Lee (Becky) Blesch of Holland; one sister, Ina (Wayne) Thompson of Chandler; one brother, Jim (Jan) Evrard of Washington; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Clara Mae Blesch will be held at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Holland United Methodist Church in Holland, with burial to follow at the Holland United Methodist Cemetery. Pastor Keith Chanley will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3 to 8 p.m., on Thursday, April 25 and also at the Holland United Methodist Church from 9 to 10 a.m. the day of the service. 

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