Carl Blair, 85, of Ely, dies

Carl Louis Blair, 85, born on February 21, 1933, to Jess and Mary (Droel) Blair, passed away on Friday, February 23,2018, at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely, MN.
Carl enjoyed playing guitar, singing with the choir, bowling, watching sports, and calling Bingo.
Survivors include his daughter Cindy (David) Dahl of Duluth; son Bryon (Jamie) Blair of Hastings; grandchildren: Miranda, Alexandra, and Jacob; brother Rick (Janet) Blair of Cedar, MN; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and best friend Carol; siblings: Jeanette, Jessie, Beverly, and Mary Ann.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 3 at 1 p.m. at Kerntz Funeral Home.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.