George E. Blechta '36

George Blechta '36George E. Blechta, of Sarasota, entered the Chapter Eternal on February 7, 2012. He was 99.

George was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Blechta. He is survived by his second wife, Ann Blechta; sons George Blechta of Hilo, Hawaii, and Bill Blechta ’76 of Sarasota: daughter Vicki Hosmer of Sarasota; step-daughters Daphne MacNaughton of Paris, France and Christine Brooks of Flagstaff, Arizona. Grandchildren Alison Haskins, Peter Hosmer, Tai, Jake, Adam, Ryan and Avery Blechta, Christopher, Lindsay and Megan MacNaughton, Robert and Jake Brooks, Drew and Connor Haskins; great-grandchildren Luke and Emma Rose Haskins.

George was born in Chicago, IL. Following graduation from Denison in 1936, he worked for A.C. Nielsen Co. where he was Vice President of Nielsen Media Research. During his retirement he was President of First Step. He was an ordained elder at Hitchcock Presbyterian Church in Scarsdale, NY, and Siesta Key Chapel.

All honor to his name.

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