Blair C. Bedient, age 86 of Albion passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Eaton Community
Palliative Care in Charlotte, Michigan. Blair was born February 14, 1927 to Jack C. and Elizabeth
(Blair) Bedient in Detroit, Michigan. On June 25, 1949 he married Roslyn Pahl who preceded
him in death October 4, 2005.
Blair was a graduate of Albion High School, a graduate of University of Michigan and
Albion College. He was with the ATO Fraternity and President of U of M Press Club.
Along with Director of the Albion Rotary, Albion Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Founding
Board of the Albion Community Foundation, President of the Michigan League of Home
Dailies, Michigan Press Association and the Duck Lake Country Club.
Blair is survived by:
Sons- John (Suzanne) Bedient of Marshall
Paul (Carol) Bedient of Grand Haven
(6) Grandchildren- Sarah (Michael) Wasielewski
Abigail (James Palmer) Bedient
Samantha (Ryan) McCollum
Jessica (Dustin Crist) Bedient
Kendra (Jordon) Nyhof
(2) Great Grandchildren- Cooper Wasielewski
Niece- Laura Bedient of Tucson, AZ
Nephew- Cameron Bedient of Tucson, AZ
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Roslyn and brother Kendall.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Wesley Chapel,
600 E. Michigan Avenue, Albion, Michigan 49224 with Pastor Jeremy Williams
officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be Monday, April 8, 2013 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.
at Wesley Chapel.
Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: Albion Community Foundation or Michigan Press
Association Foundation is available at the Funeral Home