Dale E. Blair

Dec 27, 2014

Aug. 26, 1923 - March 3, 2007

BELLEVUE Dale E. Blair, 83, of Bellevue, died Saturday.

She was born Aug. 26, 1923 in Willoughby to the late Samuel L. and Lola (Craft) Adams.

She graduated from Bellevue High School in 1942 and was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, Bellevue, where she had formerly been in charge of the church funeral dinners.

She had worked at the GE Plant in Bellevue and had been a cook for the Bellevue school district, retiring in 1972. As a superb baker, she supplied numerous wedding cakes and Christmas cookies to neighbors and friends in the Bellevue area.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Mary Kay Blair of Bellevue and Douglas and Beth Blair of Bellevue; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Emery and Vera Adams of Greenwich and Samuel and Laureen Adams of Flat Rock.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence G. Blair, Jr., whom she married March 3, 1945 and who died April 19, 1985; brothers, Francis Adams, Donald Adams and Marion Adams; and sisters, Geraldine Foy, Beatrice Bortner and Faye Walters.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue. The funeral will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul United Church of Christ with the Rev. Dr. Robert Bottoms officiating. Burial will follow in the Bellevue City Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the St. Paul United Church of Christ or Stein Hospice.