Grace L. Blaugh, age 93, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away at 6:25 pm on Sunday November 6, 2022, at Parkview Randallia Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born on November 5, 1929, in Thorncreek Township, she was the daughter of J. Louis and Hazel (Kneller) Rathbun.
Grace attended Columbia City High School and graduated with the Class of 1947. She then attended Victor Comptometer School, Fort Wayne. On June 26, 1949, Grace married John Lewis Blaugh at Coesse Lutheran Church. She was a member of Agape Seniors and St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, where she sang in the choir and worked the food bank. Grace worked as a Personnel Accounting Clerk at General Electric for 23 years until her retirement. She enjoyed word searches, collecting lighthouses, and was an avid I.U. Basketball fan.
Survivors include her daughters Diane Blaugh of Marshall, MI and Debbie (Thomas) Frazier of Fort Wayne; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister Ruth Blaugh of Jackson, MI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband John Blaugh, and brothers Harold and Glenn Rathbun.
Friends may call on Thursday November 10, 2022, from 4:00-8:00 pm at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Funeral services for Grace will be held at 11:00 am on Friday November 11, 2022, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 2305 Goshen Road, Fort Wayne.
Burial in Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.
Memorial contributions in memory of Grace may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.
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