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Paula Blake, 73, Reedsburg

December 27, 2018

Paula Elizabeth Blake, 73, of Reedsburg, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison.

Paula was born Sept. 10, 1945, in Baraboo to John and Helen (Nuzam) Niles. She served in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Paula married Thomas G. Blake on Dec. 20, 1969, in Michigan. Paula enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, growing flowers and watching wrestling.

Paula was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen Niles; husband, Thomas G. Blake; sister, Catherine (Robert) Driefke; brothers, David Niles, Gordon Niles, and Phillip Niles; brother-in-law, Clyde Sutton.

Paula is survived by her four children, daughters, Tina (Grant) Johnson of Wisconsin Dells, Paulette (Kelly Hoff) Stoffels of Reedsburg, and sons, Thomas (Meagan) Blake of Reedsburg, Daniel Blake (Clinton Chambers and Dillon Walters) of Endeavor; grandchildren, Gregory Johnson of Juneau, Rainee Johnson of Wisconsin Dells, Dominic Stoffels of Reedsburg, Jane Stoffels of Reedsburg, Annashae Blake of Reedsburg, Gabrielle Blake of Reedsburg; her great-grandchildren, Zane Johnson of Baraboo, Emilou Johnson of Juneau; siblings, Kris (Ken) Wilder, Judy Sutton, Martha Harding, Barb Smith, Steve (Helen) Niles, Jack Niles.

Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship. Rev. John K. Stake will officiate. Visitation will be 3 p.m. until the time of service Saturday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. For online condolences and more information, visit roseberrys.com.

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