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Helen M Klein Blaylock


Helen M. Blaylock, age 96, of Rockford, IL died at 5 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center.

Born April 1, 1915, in Rockford, IL the daughter of Gust and Cecelia (nee Edberg) Klein. Helen worked as a receptionist for Knox Motor Service for 20 years, retiring in 1979. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and attended Salem Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her sons, Steven (Marcia) Blaylock of Roscoe and Kent (Colleen) Blaylock of Tempe, AZ; grandchildren, James (Michelle) Vinci and Jennifer (Michael) Skrade; and great-grandchildren, Ryan and Brinley Vinci, and Alexa and A.J. Skrade.

Predeceased by her brother, Walter; and sister, Myrtle.

Helen's family would like to thank the nurses and support staff at Fairhaven. You were a friend to our mom and touched her heart, and each of you will always have a special place in our hearts. Also thank you to Northern Illinois Hospice for their support and care.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center Hospitality Court, 3470 N. Alpine Rd. Visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave. Private family burial in Arlington Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center or Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center, 4215 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL 61108.

Published in Rockford Register Star from February 13 to February 14, 2012


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  • Created by: Rita A Bomher
  • Added: 13 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84922620
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen M Klein Blaylock (1 Apr 1915–11 Feb 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84922620, citing Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rita A Bomher (contributor 47319873) .