Delilah Blaising, 96, died Saturday at The Cedars in Leo, IN. She was born in Ft. Wayne, IN to the late Robert & Agnes (Boschet) Rousseau. She married Robert Blaising on September 24, 1942 at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Ft. Wayne. He preceded her in death on December 18, 2002. Surviving are two daughters, Sylvia (Carl) Kratzman of Leo and Marcia (Roger) Cook of Spencerville; 7 grandchildren - Lori (Robbe) Trowbridge of Ft. Wayne, Kevin (Julie) Kratzman of Ft. Wayne, Kevin Cook of Garrett, Valerie Cook of China, David (Gloria) Cook of Spencerville, Brian (Melissa) Cook of Angola and Lee (Tania) Cook of Markleville. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Dale Rousseau and a great grandson, Tyler Cook. She was a homemaker and Office Manager for Rousseau Brothers Car Dealership in Ft. Wayne. She was a member of the Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes Church and Sweet Adalines and loved sewing, music, playing piano and accordion. Calling will be held on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 from 4-8 pm at Cedar Creek Church of Christ (12606 SR 1 Leo, IN 46765). Services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at 10 am at the church with Rev. Thomas E. Smith, Ph.D. officiating. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Ft. Wayne. Memorials to Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes Church - 2955 W. Orland Road Angola, IN 46703 or The Cedars - 14409 Sunrise Court Leo, IN 46765.
The family of Delilah wish to say a special thank you to all of the Staff at The Cedars Retirement Home for the excellent care Mom received. She received true love, dignity, and a sense of belonging every day. We will always be grateful.