Margaret A. Blessinger, 74, Jasper

Margaret A. Blessinger, 74, of Jasper, died Friday (September 7) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper November 24, 1943, to Oscar and Elizabeth (Merchant) Bohnert. She married Eugene “Lenny” Blessinger February 8, 1964, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He died May 3, 2016.

Margaret was a homemaker and babysitter. She was a member of St. Joseph Church and enjoyed the outdoors, especially flower gardening, and get-togethers with family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Sacey Willis and husband Chris, Allegan, Michigan, and Kristin Blessinger, Jasper; two sons, Tom Blessinger and wife Christy and Brian Blessinger, all of Jasper; four grandchildren, Blake Blessinger, Britteny Watkins, and Justin and Amy Wright; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jane Flores, Jasper.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one sister, Phyllis Boeglin.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, Jasper DaVita Dialysis, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in in Fairview Cemetery.

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