Theodore Blaschke Conyers, GA Mr. Theodore Blaschke, age 80 of Conyers, GA, died Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gretchen Anne Blaschke. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Treat Blaschke; son, Karl Blaschke, both of Conyers; niece, Suzanne Smith, Port Huron, MI; Larry and Janet Wilt, Owosso, MI; brother-in-law, Charles Treat, Rochester, NY. Mr. Blaschke was born May 5, 1932 in Lincoln, NE. He graduated from Great Neck High School in Great Neck, NY in 1950. He graduated from Purdue University in 1954 with a Degree in Engineering and received his Master's degree from MIT in 1956. He and his wife were teachers of RSCDS, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. He taught and danced with the RSCDS in Japan, Germany, Brazil, Italy, England, Canada, and throughout the United States. He spread dancing throughout the Southeastern area. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to Alley Cat Allies, P.O. Box 98179, Washington, D.C. 20077 or UNG, Gretchen Anne Blaschke Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1599, Dahlonega, GA 30533. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.
Published in The Times Herald on Apr. 24, 2013