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Joseph E. Blomeke

September 18, 1954 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Joseph Blomeke Obituary

Joseph E. Blomeke, age 69, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at his residence.  

Joe was born on September 18, 1954, in Huntington, IN,  to the late Paul and Margaret (Zahn) Blomeke. Joe was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Ruth (Kaufman) Blomeke.  Joe married Tammy Newsome on August 23, 1997, and she survives and resides in Huntington.

Joe graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1972 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University.  Joe worked as a Realtor Broker at RE/MAX  since 2006 and had been serving as a City Council board member. Joe had also worked as a banking manager at Lake City Bank, First National Bank and Community State Bank in Huntington for many years.

Joe served his community in many ways. He was an elected official of the City Council for Huntington for over 25 years. He was an active member of the Redevelopment Commission of the City and involved with the Lime City Economic Development board for over 10 years.  Joe was also a member of the Huntington Optimist Club for 28 years, a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus organization serving as a 3rd degree member, and a lifetime member of St Mary Catholic Church serving on the financial committee and other groups within the church.

Along with his wife Tammy, Joe is survived by two sons, Phillip Blomeke, Indianapolis, IN, Matthew Blomeke, Huntington, IN; three brothers, Bob (Mary) Blomeke, Huntington, IN, Dan (Sue) Blomeke, West Lafayette, IN, Tim (Kathy) Blomeke, Huntington, IN; and one stepsister, Jean Ann (Tom) Trey, Naperville, IN.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024, at 2:30 p.m. followed with calling hours from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN.

Additional calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St, Huntington, IN.

A private burial will be held at a later date at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to either Pathfinder Services or St. Vincent de Paul Society in care of McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, 46750.

McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
March 4, 2024

2:30 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Visitation
Monday
March 4, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Visitation
Tuesday
March 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
903 N. Jefferson Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
March 5, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church (Huntington)

Private Interment

Mt. Calvary Cemetery
500 N
Huntington, IN 46750

Donations

Pathfinder Services
715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com
Web: https://pathfinderservices.org/donate/

St. Vincent de Paul Society
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

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