Carolee “Ann” Blair, 79, of Belvidere IL passed away Wednesday May 2, 2018 at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford, IL. She was born February 20, 1939 in Browns Valley, MN the daughter of Charles and Matha (Erdman) Lipka. She married the love of her life Robert Blair on October 11, 1957 in Browns Valley. Ann was a member of the Looney Club, Farm Bureau Home Extension, Belvidere Women’s Club and the Faith Circle at First Presbyterian. She enjoyed crafting, her flowers, cat and was known for her delicious pies. She was passionate about her grandchildren and made her spiritual home at First Presbyterian Church in Belvidere.
Ann is loved and will be missed by her children, Kristi (Dave) Schmidt, Michael (James Ungs) Blair, Kathi (Jeff) Hendrickson; grandchildren Terra (Troi) Knott, Nathan Schmidt, Mitchell (Becka) Hendrickson, Max Hendrickson; great-grandson, Dean Hendrickson as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert, parents and siblings, Richard Nordin, Carleen Eberhart, Loree Trobaugh.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday May 8, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere IL, 61008 with Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp officiating. A Visitation will take place from 9:00 a.m. till 10:45 a.m. prior to service. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. Memorials can be given to the family to establish a memorial later. To write a condolence or light a candle please visit www.AndersonFCS.com