PRINCETON — Carl G. Blaize, 94, of Princeton, passed away surrounded by his family on July 9, 2019, at Transcendent Healthcare of Owensville.

He was born Sep. 16, 1924, in Gibson County to Norman and Florence (Phillips) Blaize.

Carl worked at Hansen’s Manufacturing for over 27 years and retired in 1989. He served in the U.S. Army Infantry during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Princeton, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School Teacher for many years. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking.

He is survived by his five children, Stephen Blaize (Tammy) of Princeton, Larry Blaize (Lisa) of Allendale, Illinois, Carla Snyder (Steve) of Romeoville, Illinois, Karen King (Tom) of Indianapolis and Bruce Blaize (Kim) of Princeton; 12 grandchildren, Nicole and Joshua Dixon, Whitney Blaize, Erin Lanthrip (Scott), Jon Blaize, Rachel Kochert (Ryan), Brad Snyder (Mary Lynn), Dan Snyder (Kate), Jordan King (Angie), Kyle King, Bethany and Marisa Blaize; and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara Blaize on Aug. 9, 2017; grandson, Joel David Blaize; two sisters and four brothers.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at First Baptist Church, 800 W. Faith Blvd., Princeton, IN 47670, officiated by Pastor Jim Saunders. Burial will follow at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton, with military rites by Retired Military Veterans. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11 and again from 9 a.m. until the hour of service Friday at First Baptist Church. Colvin Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements and is honored to serve the Blaize family.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the church. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Carl at www.colvinfuneralhome.com.

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