George A. Blaha, age 74, of Lemont. Beloved husband of the late Sarah “Sally” nee Shaw, Blaha; dearest father of Heather (Chester) Tomala; loving “Papa” of Joshua, Hannah, and Kaitlyn; dear brother of Donald Blaha. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam era. George was also a 20-year veteran of the Carol Stream Police Department, from which he retired from in 1997. He served as a patrolman, detective, and D.A.R.E officer. He was a very physically active man, he enjoyed working out daily, at the Lemont Park District. His grandchildren were the light of his life.
Funeral services Saturday, June 21, 10:30 a.m. at Markiewicz Funeral Home, P.C. 108 Illinois St. Lemont, IL 60439. Interment Fairmount-Willow Hills Cemetery. Visitation Friday, June 20, from 3 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to www.RideJanieRide.org would be appreciated.
For more information: www.markiewiczfh.com or 630-257-6363.