Iva Ilene Bleiler, Janesville (1935 - 2012)
October 4, 1935 - December 31, 2012
Iva Ilene Bleiler, 77, of Janesville, WI, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center surrounded by her loving family. Iva was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Walworth County, WI, the daughter of Lawrence and Myrtle (Townsend) Anderson. She grew up in the Delavan area and attended schools there. Iva married Ronald Bleiler June 26, 1954, in Delavan. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Janesville. Iva was employed by various area manufacturing facilities for many years. She was an active member of Central Christian Church, Beloit. Iva devoted her life to her family.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Bleiler; three children: Vicki Lynn (Dave) Forsberg of Columbus, NE, Ronald W. (Barbara) Bleiler of Milton, and Cathy J. (James) Lueers of Pittsburgh, PA; eight grandchildren: Jeremy Bleiler, Michael (Brianne) Forsberg, Genevieve Bleiler, Wesley Bleiler, Elisha Lueers, Holly Lueers, Bethany Lueers, and Celeste Lueers; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth (Elgin) Tschetter; and one brother, John (Lynn) O’Brien. She was preceded in death by one son, Randall Bleiler; her parents; two sisters, Dorothy Wilcox and Lora Mullis; three brothers: William, Lawrence and Robert Anderson.
Visitation will take place from 10 until 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 2460 Milwaukee Road, Beloit, WI. A funeral service will be held at the church at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 3. Pastor David Meding will officiate. Entombment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park Mausoleum, Janesville. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to the family. The Bleiler family is being assisted by HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME, Janesville.