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Dolores Blair

1930 - 2019

Dolores Ann Blair age 89 of Rogers City passed away peacefully at Medilodge in Rogers City on September 23, 2019.

She was born March 20, 1930 in Rogers City to Thomas and Rose (Kasuba) Kelley.

Dolores attended St. Ignatius Catholic School through the eighth grade, then graduated from Rogers City High School in1948. Her first job was working at the Cozy Corners then went on to work as a telephone operator for General Telephone Company. On February 27, 1950 she married Willard Blair at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Mrs. Blair was a foster grandma for more than 20 years at the Rogers City Elementary School. Dolores was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and its Rosary Society.

Mrs. Blair is survived by four children, Kathy (Matt) Hollabaugh of Rogers City, John Blair of Petoskey, Andrew Blair of Northville and Paul (fiancé, Kristina Brockway) Blair of Rogers City; 12 grandchildren, Scott (Rachelle) Hollabaugh, Sarah (Scott) McQueer, Emily Hollabaugh, Chris (Sandy) Blair, Matt (Megan) Blair, Zakira Brockway, Zane Grzesikowski, Zeb Grzesikowski, Zayla Blair, David (Deedra) Haselhuhn, Michael (Jessica) Haselhuhn, Carrie (John) Kuzewski; 11 great grandchildren, Austin, Audrey, Ethan, Christian, Elaina, Ryley, Brett, Isabel, Lucy, Kayla and Andrew; sister-in-law, Earldean Stamper; two brothers-in-law, Larry Kozikowski and Thomas Blair; son-in-law, Keith Haselhuhn; and Lisa Blair.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard; daughter, Mary Ann Haselhuhn; one brother, Frank Kelley; four sisters, Violet Card, Florence Wolf, Frances “Tootie” Griggs and Sr. Mary Paschal Kelley.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. where the Rosary Society will recite the rosary at 6:30. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Friday from 8:30 till 9:30. Fr. Bradley Nursey will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial for Dolores at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Friday at 10 a.m.

Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given for Masses for the repose of Dolores’ soul or the Angel Fund at St. Ignatius Catholic School.

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Dolores Blair – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI