Arthur Anthony Blavat, 71, Eldridge, brother of three Stevens Point women, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Davenport, Iowa. Burial will be in National Cemetery at the Rock Island Arsenal, with military rites conducted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Post 299.
Visitation will be at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport, Iowa, from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday and at the church from 9 a.m. Tuesday until the Mass.
Memorials can be made to the Art Blavat Memorial Scholarship Fund through any DuTrac Community Credit Union Branch.
Condolences may be offered online at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Blavat was born Sept. 18, 1940, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Benedict and Minnie (Glodowski) Blavat.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was married to Angie J. Badon on May 4, 1968, in Stevens Point.
He retired in 2007 as a railroad engineer.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jennifer (Mark) Swoboda, Eldridge, and Sarah (John) Willis, DeWitt, Iowa; one son, Michael, Oshkosh; four sisters, Eleanor (Chet) Karch, Sister Carlene Blavat and Mary Blavat, all of Stevens Point, and Virginia (Dave) Fricker, Teringua, Texas; and four grandchildren.