Selma L. Blaize age 90 passed away Friday Nov. 6, 2009 at the Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility in Princeton. She was born April 18, 1919 in Knox County, IN to Henry and Pauline (Jording) Harting. She retired after working for over 12 years at the Forest Del Convalescent Center in Princeton. Previous to that she had worked for the Holiday Manor Nursing Home.

Selma had lived in Princeton since 1969 moving here from Hazleton. She was a member of the Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Princeton. She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and gardening,

She is survived by a son, Robert Wayne (Loann) Blaize of Princeton, two daughters: Betty (John) Morrison of Princeton, and Brenda (Bryce Jr.) Collins of Hazleton, six grandchildren: Eric Blaize, Jack and Andy Morrison, Misti, Shane and Leah Collins, six great grandchildren: Ian and Cydnee Morrison, Bailee Pierce, Austin and Quincy Collins and Jaret VanPatten

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Arthur Blaize in 2000, three sisters: Mable Harting, Edna Wells, Hulda Fravel and a brother, Norman Harting.

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 10, 2009 at the Our Saviour Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Karen McNeill-Utecht officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery, rural Hazleton. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton and from 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the church.