Lila Blashack, 84Lila Beatrice Blashack, age 84 of Osakis, passed away on Good Friday evening, April 6, 2012 at her son’s home in Faribault.
Lila Beatrice Blashack, age 84 of Osakis, passed away on Good Friday evening, April 6, 2012 at her son’s home in Faribault.
Lila was born November 23, 1927 in Madison, Wisconsin to Chester and Ruth (Persons) Hennagir. She moved to Minnesota and lived near Bertha as a young girl. One of her first jobs was working at the Woodside Store.
On June 16, 1947 Lila was united in marriage to Orville Blashack in Clarissa. They lived in Bertha for several years and then moved to Osakis in 1961.
Lila was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Osakis and belonged to the St. Elizabeth Mission group. She also was a member of the Osakis V.F.W. Post #7902 Auxiliary.
Besides spending time with her family, Lila enjoyed traveling, bird watching and playing cards, especially whist. She was a social person who enjoyed being with others. She liked to get together with neighbors and friends for outings and coffee clutches. She was a member of a local Red Hat club and attended various events with her friends.
Lila is survived by her children, Daniel (Edith) Blashack of Faribault and Nanci (Tim Hofmann) Blashack of New Ulm; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Chad, Adam, Jimmy, Zack, Ruth Ann and Rory Blashack; great-granddaughter, Abbie; stepgranddaughter, Mellissa; great-step-grandchildren, Skyler, Ali and Brie; brothers, Herb (Darlene) Hennagir; Jerry Hennagir of Fergus Falls; sisters, Marge Klimek of Clarissa, Bev (LeRoy) Messer of Bertha, Mary (Max) Klimek of Clarissa; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Orville, in 2003; a son, Steven; three brothers, Richard, Marvin and William Hennagir.
Funeral services are Thursday, April 12 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osakis with Fr. David Petron officiating. Music will be by the funeral choir. Interment will be at St. William’s Cemetery in Parkers Prairie. Honorary pallbearers are Jack and Dorothy Wysoski, Ray Mikkelson, Harold and Wanda Norris, Shirley Quinn and the ladies of the Osakis VFW Auxiliary. Active pallbearers are her grandchildren.
Arrangements are with Roy-Hetland Funeral Home in Osakis; www.royhetland.com.
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