Michele Blubaugh, originally from Bourbonnais, Illinois. was an engineering manager in Peoria Illinois before moving to The Villages in 2014. She studied voice at Bradley U and Illinois State in addition to her engineering degree. Michele performed in over 25 musicals. Her favorite roles were Laurie in Oklahoma, Wendy in Peter Pan, Glinda in Wizard of Oz, Liesel in Sound of Music, Marian in Music Man, Plain Jane Constance Lane in Good News, Fran in High Button Shoes, and Mary Turner in Of Thee I Sing, plus many others. Her first show in The Villages was in The Villages Musical Theater’s “South Pacific“. Michele will be singing: “Amazing Grace”, “The Lord’s Prayer”, and Sandi Patty’s “In Heaven’s Eyes”.
Billie Thatcher will sing: “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”, “Have Faith in God”, “God Be With You Till We Meet Again” and the Dale Evans classic “Happy Trails”.
Kevin O’Connell will be at the keyboard of our beautiful new church organ for a special solo.