Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home - Champaign Il

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Judith A. Blaker

A Memorial Mass celebrating the life of Judith A. Blaker, will be held at 10 a.m., blakerTuesday, May 9, 2017, at Holy Cross Church, 405 W. Clark, Champaign.

Celebrant will be Fr. Michael Mendl.

Mrs. Blaker, 75, passed away at her home in Champaign on April 14, 2017, at 8:55 p.m.

She was born January 23, 1942 in Springfield, Ill., a daughter of Harold and Thelma (Miller) Simon. They preceded her in death.

She married Jerome L. Blaker on Nov. 26, 1960, at Holy Cross Church, Champaign. He survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Rebecca Goben and a son, Bruce A. (Jo) Blaker, both of Champaign; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a sister, Linda Booth, of Naples, Fla.

Mrs. Blaker was self-employed in home healthcare. She was a member of Holy Cross Church.

She loved animals and buying and selling antiques.

The family extends heart-felt thanks to Carle Hospice—Valerie and Elizabeth; and Homecare Solutions—Tina, Kendra and Courtney for their compassionate care given to Judith. And also to Angie for her dedicated care.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign-Urbana Humane Society, 1911 E. Main St., Urbana, IL 61802.

Condolences to the family may be offered online at www.HeathandVaughn.com.