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Paula Elizabeth Blake, 73, Reedsburg

December 27, 2018

Paula Elizabeth Blake, 73, of Reedsburg, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Wm S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital in Madison.

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

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; and brother-in-law, Clyde Sutton. Paula is survived by her four children, daughter, Tina (Grant) Johnson of Wisconsin Dells, son, Thomas (Meagan) Blake of Reedsburg, son, Daniel Blake (Clinton Chambers & Dillon Walters) of Endeavor and daughter, Paulette Stoffels (Kelly Hoff) of Reedsburg; 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 and Emilou Johnson of Juneau; her siblings, Kris (Ken) Wilder, Judy Sutton, Martha Harding, Barb Smith, Steve (Helen) Niles and Jack Niles.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and further information.

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