Annie Alberta Blatz
October 26, 1924 – April 4, 2019
Annie Alberta Louise Blatz, 94, of Columbia passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Lenoir Woods. Visitation will be from 10 am to 12 noon, with services following at noon on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa Street, St. Louis, MO. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. She was born on October 26, 1924, in Grubville, MO, the daughter of Fremont Fred and Emmaline Josephine (Lienhard) Thornhill, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married to Robert Eugene Blatz, who also preceded her in death. She loved to watch St. Louis Cardinal Baseball, traveling, cooking at church, and she worked in childcare for many years. She was proud of the fact that her children all graduated from the same high school that she did—Southwest High School in St. Louis. She is survived by: her children: Richard (Joan) Blatz, Brenda (Phil) Hanson, Gary Blatz and John Blatz; grandchildren: Phillip II (Kristen) Hanson, John Hanson, Carl Hanson, Gary Dean Blatz, Terry Blatz, Lindsay Blatz, and Caity Blatz; great grandchildren: Ryan, Addison, Anders, Cade, Cason, Skyley, Catherine, Colby, Gabrielle, Charleigh, Charleen, Carolina, and Calen; and siblings: Floyd Mary (Thornhill) Bourban, Betty Luella (Thornhill) McMullen, and Ruthann Dexter (Thornhill) Atkins. She was preceded in death by: siblings Harold Edward Thornhill and Florence May (Thornhill) Banderman. Memorials are suggested to Southwest Baptist Church, 6401 Scanlan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139 or Masonic Home of Missouri, 6033 Masonic Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MO 65202
- Visitation Wednesday, April 17, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, April 17, 2019
- Committal Service Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Annie Alberta Blatz
April 16, 2019
Alberta & Bob ,Richard,Brenda,Gary,and
Johnny were our neighbors for many years.The Schultz family lived on Sulphur Ave. We laughed and played with the two younger boys .Linda & I
(Maria) graduated with Gary & Johnny at MasonSchool.
Alberta was a wonderful kind woman,and friend to my parents Larry and Marcella for years even after all the kids moved away.
Always keeping in touch stopping by or bring "goodies"
AND ALWAYS A SMILE 😊
We are sorry for your loss.
OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
Love, Marcella David,Linda,Maria,Donna,& Debra
April 14, 2019
Love you to the moon and back! My birthday will never be the same..