Aug. 22, 1922 March 27, 2008
NORWALK Mary K. "Kakie" Bleile, 85, died Thursday evening at Toledo University Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1922 in Norwalk, daughter of the late Theodore J. and Luella (Hipp) Adelman. She lived her entire life in the Norwalk area.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norwalk, the Luther Oaks Lunch Bunch, Luther Oaks Exercise Group and the Milan Ladies Card Club for 35 years. She was a Huron County poll worker for several years. She enjoyed keeping a journal for 55 years of all the happenings in Norwalk and within her family. She loved to take pictures and to travel.
At age 83, she hiked the rain forest at Dominca. She also enjoyed e-mailing jokes to her family and friends; crocheting, and making afghans for all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Steve) Simecek of Norwalk; a son, Jack (Margie) Bleile of Issaquah, Wash.; her brother, Robert (Donna) Adelman of Norwalk; a sister, Phyllis "Foofie" Carder of Florence, Ariz.; and her beloved dog, Honey.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob, in 1994.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, 38 W. League St., Norwalk, where a Mass will take place at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Francis Speier officiating.
Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 38 W. League St., Norwalk, Ohio 44857.
Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk is handling arrangements.