Blaise Francis Bailey


April 29, 1992 - August 21, 2010




Blaise Francis Bailey was born April 29, 1992 in Mitchell, SD to Kathleen Dewey and Greg Bailey. He grew up and attended Landstown High School through the tenth grade in Virginia Beach, VA. In 2009 he moved to Mitchell where he worked with his father at Bailey Metal Fabricators and was attending Mitchell Senior High School where he was going to be a senior. He loved art, music, hunting, fishing and animals, especially his cat, Bear.

He is survived by his mother, Kathleen Dewey of Virginia Beach, VA; his father, Greg Bailey and wife, Heidi of Mitchell; two sisters: Tyza Dewey of Virginia Beach and Ariel Beaird of Sioux Falls; his grandparents, Richard and Kay Bailey of Mitchell;  his uncle, Ryan Bailey and aunt, Tracy Bailey both of Mitchell; close family friends, Iris Heard and son, Chris, and Sean Hanrahan all of Virginia Beach; his mentor, Donald Stump of Sierra Vista, AZ; aunts and uncles:  Francis and Dawn Dewey, IA, Colleen Bohlman, PA, Micheal and Anna Dewey, NJ and Donald Dewey, FL; two nieces, Jura Dewey and Mina Dewey Hanrahan and Lori Vogt of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Francis and Rosalie Dewey, great-grandparents, Ray and June Montgomery, step-grandmother, Virgie Montgomery and his favorite cat, Bear.




Wednesday, August 25, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Thursday, August 26, 2010
11:00 AM
First Lutheran Church
411 North Duff Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Jose Antonio Mendoza (Virginia Beach,Va) on March 6, 2013
I am devastated, I'm so sorry for your loss. I've been gone for some time :(
Posted by Shawn & Jim Miles on August 27, 2010
Greg & Family, we are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you all in our prayers. Our sympathies during your difficult time.
Posted by Karen VanOverschelde on August 27, 2010
Greg- sorry for your loss. Very nice comments on Facebook, can only hope that alot of young people were effected by them. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Posted by RONALD PETERS S.F. on August 26, 2010
Greg, I am so sorry for your familys loss.My feelings go out to you and all.
Posted by Wendy Mathers Lawrenson on August 25, 2010
Greg and family: I'm so terribly sorry. Please know I've been thinking of you and your family.
With sympathy and hugs.
Posted by Rose Wendel on August 24, 2010
Blaise Francis Bailey...he was so proud to have changed his name...he will be missed by me and my family. Especially his laugh. I am so happy i got to be a part of his life. We all loved him.
Posted by Missy Will Rausch on August 24, 2010
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Jack & Ann Aalbers on August 24, 2010
Our prayers and sympathy are with all of you at this difficult time. May Blaise's soul rest in peace.
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