Eulalia A. Bledsoe, 71
June 29, 1945 — July 17, 2016
Eulalia A. “Eula” Bledsoe, 71, formerly of West Bend, died Sunday, July 17, 2016, at her home in Madison.
She was born June 29, 1945, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Stanley and Irene Graunke Navarre. On Feb. 25, 1967, Eula married Willie K. Bledsoe of Port Washington at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Milwaukee. A few years later they moved to West Bend and raised their family. Willie worked at Briggs and Stratton in Milwaukee for many years. Eula was a homemaker. Willie preceded her in death March 1, 1998. She moved to Madison in 2006 to be near family.
Eula is survived by her children, John (Ann) Bledsoe of Nekoosa, Terrylin (Daniel) Neuy of West Bend and Michael (Dennis Balczewski) Bledsoe of Madison; eight grandchildren, Brandon (Amanda) Bledsoe, Joshua (Alexis) Johns, Tasha Johns, Cheyene Knudtson, John “Jay” Daniel, and David and Rebekah Bledsoe; three great-grandchildren, Sophia, William and Callie; her sisters, Elizabeth (Tom) Wilber and Annette Navarre, both of Wautoma; her brother, Daniel (Gloria) Navarre of Whitewater; and sisters- and brothers-in-law, Billie Jean “Betty” McGinnis of Hales Corners, Linda (Orlan) Miller of Denver, Brenda (Dave) Barnekow of Winter Haven, Florida, Wylie (Jean) Bledsoe of Dubuque, Iowa, and Chuck (Linda) Bledsoe of West Bend. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Willie; brother, Stanley Navarre; sisters-in-law, Jewel Flores and Ruby Arendt; and brother-in-law, James Bledsoe.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Poole Funeral Home/Crematory (203 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington, WI 53074). Family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. Final interment will be in Union Cemetery in Port Washington.
Information and condolences are available at www.poolefh.com or 262-284-4431.