Obit - Helen Neigebauer Blase, July 2009
Schulenburg Sticker, 23 Jul 2009 , page 3
Helen Neigebauer Blase, 90, died on Wednesday, July 15 at her home in Needville.
She was born on July 1, 1919 in Moravia to Albert and Bessie Neigebauer. She and her husband Ervin were the owners of Blase Hardware Store in Needville for 44 years. She enjoyed working in her store and always enjoyed meeting people – she never met a stranger. As a creative outlet, she enjoyed oil painting.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ervin Blase.
Survivors include her three children, Gary Blase and wife Patsy, Rita Stillman and husband Neil, and Gaynell Blase; four grandchildren, Jennifer Nelms and husband Sean, and Greg, Ryan and Matt Stillman; and one great-grandchild, Sabrina Nelms.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul ’s Presbyterian Church in Needville, with Rev. Charles Teykl and Mark Plunkett officiating. Burial followed in Needville Public Cemetery .
Visitation was held on Friday, July 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the stateroom at Davis Greenlawn funeral Home in Rosenberg .
Words of condolence can be left for the Blase family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Chapel of Rosenberg.
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