LEOTI - Inez M. Blau, age 92, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 from complications after contracting the COVID-19 virus. She was born on Nov. 7, 1928 in Falfarrios, Texas, the daughter of Juan Nicholas and Soledad Garcia-Campos.
Inez Moved to Selkirk, KS, at an early age and attended Selkirk Grade School. She attended Wichita County High School and the St. Catherine Hospital School of Nursing. She worked in healthcare until her retirement.
On Feb. 20, 1950 she was married to Matthew Chavez Mora. He passed away in March 15, 1975. On May 30, 1982, she married Rodney L. Blau. He passed away on Feb. 13, 1986.
Inez was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a brother, Charles Campas; and sisters, Magdelina Cordova and Louise (Ohl) Korbe.
Survivors include her two daughters, Louise and Jim Mckissick of Thornton, CO, Ramona Ortega of Garden City, KS; one brother, Rafael “Ray” Campos of Grand Junction, CO; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Due to the recent increase of COVID-19, a private family vigil service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at 7 p.m. at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Leoti, KS, and will be streamed live on Facebook at Price & Sons Funeral Home. A private family funeral mass will be held Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at 10 a.m. with Father Tim Hickey. Mass will be streamed live on Facebook at Price and Sons Funeral Home page, starting at 9:55 a.m. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, KS. Interment will follow at the Leoti Cemetery.
Memorials can be given to the Wichita County Long Term Care in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home.
Posted online on December 12, 2020