Margaret Stark Blaske, 70, passed away at 1:40pm, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at her residence.
She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 9, 1942 the daughter of the late Edward and Geraldine (Becker) Stark.
She married Roger Blaske in Cleveland, Ohio on January 7, 1967.
She was a Sale Representative at Dorman’s Gift Shop in Alton for 16 years. She enjoyed going to their cabin in upper Michigan and being with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Roger; two daughters and their spouses, Rebekka and Keith Valentino of New Lenox, IL, Elizabeth and Thomas DeGonia of Olney, MD; one son, Michael Blaske of Lockport, IL; six grandchildren, Isabella and Breydon Valentino, Olivia and Jack DeGonia, Nikolas and Christian Blaske; one brother and his spouse, Fred and Helen Stark of Wayne, PA; and one sister, Karin Allen of Woodstock, GA.
Visitation will be from 4pm until time of service at 6 pm on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey, IL with Reverend David Crowley officiating.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Hospital for Crippled Children.
Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com