ATTICA, Ind. - Jean Frances (Peck) Blickenstaff, 92, formerly of Attica, passed away in Brownsburg Healthcare Center, Brownsburg, Ind., at 6:50 p.m. Friday, January 5, 2018.
Jean was born in Williamsport, Ind., on December 24, 1925. She was the daughter of the late Carroll M. and Ruby M. (Kiger) Peck. She was a life resident of Fountain County, living in Attica most of her life. She was a 1943 graduate of Attica High School, and attended Indiana State University.
While living in Attica, Jean was a journalist and editor of the Attica Ledger Tribune. She later owned and operated Jean B. Interiors.
Jean was a member of Attica First United Methodist Church. She was active in the social circles by belonging to the Tri Kappa Sorority and the Historical Landmarks of Fountain County. In 1993 she was honored by the City of Attica as "Citizen of the Year." Jean was instrumental in helping to establish the first Potawatomi Festival in Attica.
On November 9, 1947, Jean married Lee Robert "Blick" Blickenstaff. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1981.
Jean leaves behind three daughters, Mary (Dale) Conrad, Fishers, Ind., Patty (Brad) Anno, Brownsburg, Ind., Roberta "Bertie" Marlott, Danville, Ill.; three granddaughters, Erin Conrad, Lauren Conrad (Andrew) Wilson, Debby (Bradley) Dengel; four grandsons, Joshua Anno, Zachary Anno, Charles "Charlie" Tuggle, David (Diane) Conrad; nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Dunteman, and a grandson, Dale "Chip" Conrad II.
A celebration of Jean's life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 13, in Trinity Church at East Fishers, 11721 Olio Road, Fishers, Ind. with Pastor Matthew Hines officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Attica Community Foundation/Ravine Park, Fountain County Historical Landmarks or the charity of one's choice.
Condolences may be sent on line to www.mausfuneralhome.com
Published on January 9, 2018