Inez B. Blaker, age 81, of Adrian, died peacefully on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born November 16, 1936, in Adrian to Raymond and Hannah (Miller) Ruff. On July 21, 1953, she was married to Leonard J. Blaker and he survives. Inez had been employed by Bixby Medical Center for 10 years. Along with her husband, she owned and operated Blaker Sanitation Service for 21 years. She was a member of the Moose.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Leonard J. (Becky) Blaker Jr. of Evart, MI; two daughters, Denise Inez Short of Adrian and Coral Mae (Max) Sackett of Tecumseh; one sister, Dorothy Ashenfelter of Tecumseh, six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren and a special former son-in-law, Sonny Short. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Lennie Jo and numerous siblings.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Sandy Benes officiating. Visitation will also be held at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m.