Sheila Blair, of Niles

Aug. 20, 1946 — June 27, 2020

Sheila Mae Blair, 73, of Niles, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Buchanan Meadows in Buchanan.

She was born Aug. 20, 1946 in Chicago, to the late Wallace and Dorine Young.

Sheila graduated from Buchanan High School in 1965 and was a member of the Buckteen’s.

On Oct. 15, 1994, Sheila married Ricky Blair, in Buchanan. Sheila loved to go camping and enjoyed dancing.

Sheila is survived by her husband, Ricky; son, James Heiermann; daughters, Julie (Garry) Godsey, Angie (Jerry) Wagley; brother, Wayne (Deb) Young; grandchildren, Jared (Heiermann) Zolman, Meadow (Heiermann) Zolman, Justin (Haley) Jones, Noah Heiermann, Delaney Heiermann, Logan Godsey, Katelyn Godsey, Kade Wagley and Arley Wagley.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Wallace and Dorine; and son, Douglas Heiermann.

Cremation has taken place. Graveside service for Sheila will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Buchanan.

Celebration of life will follow the burial at American Legion, 403 E. Front St., Buchanan, MI 49107.

Family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Buchanan Meadows for the wonderful care Sheila received.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to Caring Circle Hospice, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, MI. Online condolences may be made at hovenfunerals.com.

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