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Services set for woman found in damaged home

August 23, 2013

Fighting fire at Lois Bleeke home on April 22. (Photo by Jannaya Andrews)

Funeral services will be held Saturday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home for Lois J. Bleeke, 75, a Decatur resident who died Saturday, August 3, shortly after being found in her home which had been heavily damaged by a fire on April 22. The fire heavily damaged the home at 6158 Piqua Road, near the E. Monroe St. intersection. Mrs. Bleeke reportedly had been residing at a local motel while repairs were being made to the home, and was in the building on August 3 when relatives came to pick her up. According to reports, they found her in a pool of water in the basement and had her rushed to the hospital, where she later died. Further details in today's print and e-editions.


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