Mary K. "Kakie" Bleile, 85, died Thursday evening. March 27, 2008, in Toledo University Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1922, in Norwalk, the daughter of the late Theodore J. and Luella (Hipp) Adelman, and lived her entire life in the Norwalk area. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Norwalk; the Luther Oaks Lunch Bunch; Luther Oaks Exercise Group; the Milan Ladies Card Club for 35 years; and 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; her son Jack (Margie) Bleile of Issaquah, Wash.; her brother, Robert (Donna) Adelman of Norwalk; 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 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, 38 W. League St., Norwalk, where a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. The Rev. Francis Speier will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 38 W. League St., Norwalk, OH 44857.
Condolences may be made at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.