Jeffrey Alfred Bleile, 59, died November 28, 2020, at his home in Great Bend, Kansas. He was born January 26, 1961, in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Raphael and Anna Mae (Breitbach) Bleile.
A resident of Great Bend, coming from Dubuque, Iowa, Jeff worked for the Barton County Young Men’s Organization. He was one of thirteen children and loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by; a daughter, Tina Marie Wallace-Bleile of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; ten siblings; Joyce Kluesner of Epworth, Iowa, Gary Bleile of Brookland, Texas; Jim Bleile of Dubuque, Iowa, Rick Bleile of Charles City, Iowa, Sarah Blatz of Bellvue, Iowa, Bonnie Sellens of Hoisington, Kansas, Jean Link of Dubuque, Iowa, Rose Frank of Auburn, Washington, Scott Bleile of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Terry Bleile of Mason City, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Laverne and David Bleile.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jeff Bleile Memorial Fund, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 6, 2020