Kiesel, 88, of Fort branch, IN, passed away on
Kiesel born and lived her entire life in
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Kenneth Blackard; her parents, Gilbert and Marla (Mamie) Graper Kruse; 2 brothers, Lawrence and Ivan Kruse; 3 sisters, Alma Kruse Henry Spain, Betty Ballard, and Delores Beard; 1 great-grandchild, Jamie Ray Blackard and her 2nd husband of 15 years, Cletus Kiesel.
Pauline is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Allen (Sarita) Blackard of Fort Branch; a daughter, Rita Speedy of Princeton, IN; 4 grandchildren, Jim (Lori) Blackard of Princeton, IN, Susan (David) Straeffer of Fort Branch, Tim (Angela) Speedy of Princeton, IN, Angie (Andy) Collins of Princeton, IN; 7 Great-grandchildren, Amanda and Christopher Straeffer of Fort Branch, Aerial, Megan, and Kiana Blackard of Princeton, Lane Deputy of Princeton, and Jordan Speedy of Princeton; 1 brother, Leo Kruse of Princeton, IN; and 1 sister, Hazel Schultheis of Haubstadt, IN.
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