Evelyn Eileen Blasé, 92, of Keller, TX, formerly of Hamel, IL, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Fort Worth, TX.
Visitation: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, January 25, 2019, at Dauderman Mortuary, Hamel, IL.
Visitation: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 26, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, IL
Funeral Service: 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 26, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, IL, Rev. William L. Gleason, Assoc, Pastor, officiating.
Interment: at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Hamel, IL.
Eileen was born June 22, 1926 in Litchfield, Illinois to Malcolm Ritchie Armstrong and Minnie Evelyn Sybert Armstrong.
She graduated from Litchfield High School. She married Harold Louis Edward Blasé on December 25, 1952 in Hamel, Illinois. After years of military travel, Harold and Eileen built their dream home and settled in Hamel, IL to raise their 4 children. They were long time members of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Eileen worked at Hamel State Bank, was Assistant Postmaster at Hamel Post Office, and was a secretary at 3M National Advertising for many years. Retiring in Azle, TX, they were active members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. In later years, they moved near Keller, TX and were members at Messiah Lutheran Church in Keller. Harold and Eileen loved to travel, garden, and play cards! Eileen enjoyed hobbies of cooking, sewing, and needlework! She was known for her holiday traditions. Both were very active in the community and their church.
Preceded in death by:
Parents: Malcolm Ritchie and Minnie Evelyn (nee Sybert) Armstrong
Husband: Sgt Major Harold Lois Edward Blasé, US Army Retired.
Children: Rod Blasé, Ed Blasé, Patty Blasé Opert, Bill Blasé and his wife Beverly.
Grandchildren; Sara Homer, Shelley Duncan, Lindsey Brown, Michael Blasé, Ben Blasé, Stacia Weiss, and Troy Blasé.
Great Grandchildren: Many.