Blair C. Bedient Albion Blair C. Bedient, age 86 passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Eaton Community Palliative Care in Charlotte, Michigan. Blair was born February 14, 1927 to Jack C. and Elizabeth (Blair) Bedient in Detroit, Michigan. On June 25, 1949 he married Roslyn Pahl who preceded him in death October 4, 2005. Blair was a graduate of Albion High School, a graduate of University of Michigan and Albion College. He was with the ATO Fraternity and President of U of M Press Club. Along with Director of the Albion Rotary, Albion Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Founding Board of the Albion Community Foundation, President of the Michigan League of Home Dailies, Michigan Press Association and the Duck Lake Country Club. Blair is survived by: sons- John (Suzanne) Bedient of Marshall, Paul (Carol) Bedient of Grand Haven, (6) Grandchildren- Sarah (Michael) Wasielewski, Abigail (James Palmer) Bedient, Samantha (Ryan) McCollum, Jessica (Dustin Crist) Bedient, Kendra (Jordon) Nyhof, Kyle Bedient, (2)Great Grandchildren- Cooper Wasielewski Lochlan McCollum, niece- Laura Bedient of Tucson, AZ nephew- Cameron Bedient of Tucson, AZ. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Roslyn and brother Kendall. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Wesley Chapel, 600 E. Michigan Avenue, Albion, Michigan 49224 with Pastor Jeremy Williams officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be Monday, April 8, 2013 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Wesley Chapel. Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: Albion Community Foundation, P.O. Box 156, Albion or Michigan Press Association Foundation, 827 N. Washington Ave. Lansing, MI 48906 is available at the funeral home. www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from Apr. 5 to Apr. 7, 2013