September 17, 1933 – October 12, 2012
Carol Blair, 79, passed away Friday, October 12, 2012 at her home in Ankeny.
Carol Esther Sage was born September 17, 1933 to Russell and Alice Sage in Waterloo, Iowa. Carol grew up in Ankeny and graduated from Ankeny High School in 1951. On August 31, 1951 Carol was united in marriage to Ronald Blair. They were blessed with four children.
Carol was a member of Ankeny Baptist Church, Ankeny Historical Society, and various card clubs and coffee groups. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her numerous friends. Carol’s family held a special place in her heart and she always kept them very close.
Survivors include her children, Chris (Michele) Blair, Rhonda (Buz) Phelps, and Debbie (Don) McAtee; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Phyllis (Norman) Fitch; daughter-in-law, Diane Blair; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald; son, Michael; parents; and sister, Beverly Haun.
Memorials may be directed to Ankeny Historical Society, Ankeny Baptist Church, or Hospice of Central Iowa.Information provided by: Ankeny Funeral Home and Crematory 1510 West First Street Ankeny, IA 50021 515.964.4674 www.ankenyfuneralhome.com