Kathleen Helen Blair

12/10/1945 - 06/19/2020

Obituary for Kathleen Helen Blair

Graveside services for Kathleen Blair, of Minburn, IA will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Christ The King Cemetery in Dayton, IA. Visitation will be on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry. Kathy passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at her home at the age of 74.
Kathleen Helen (McLaughlin) Blair was born December 10, 1945 in Martinez, CA. the daughter of Dan and Gloria (Kramer) McLaughlin. She graduated from Pacifica High School in 1963. Kathleen married Paul David Blair on January 25, 1965 in Reno, NV. She lived most of her life in Dawson, IA and moved five years ago to rural Minburn. Kathy worked as a dedicated Resident Treatment Worker at Woodward Resource Center until her retirement. Work, friends and her family were most precious to her.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Blair of Minburn, IA; two sons, James (Brenda) Blair of Swan, IA., Terry (Lisa) Blair of Stuart, IA; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren and one brother Alan McLaughlin of Bella Vista, CA. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents; one son Brian Blair in 1990; one sister and one half brother.
Memorials and sympathy notes to the family may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home, in Kathy’s name. Online condolences may be left at

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kathy was a wonderful painter,she loved gardening, when she came to see you she brought flowers or a beautiful painting, she cared about people .To Paul Terry and Jim she will be missed your memories will confort you.
- Wanda Blair

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