ROCKLAND — Aimee K. Blood, of Spring Hill, Fla., passed away from natural causes on Dec. 29, 2022, at 96.

She was born in Rockland, Maine, on Aug. 26, 1926, the only daughter of Harold L. and Winifred C. Karl. She graduated from Rockland High School in 1945 and began working at Central Maine Power Company for several years. In 1947 she married her high school sweetheart Lawrence L. Blood, and together they raised five children.

Aimee spent the majority of her life in Maine. Upon retirement, they moved to Spring Hill, Fla. She enjoyed reading, sailing in Maine, watching her soaps and Jeopardy. She was a skilled hand crafter, especially with knitting many sweaters for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her quilting skills created many family treasures over the years. Saturday night baked beans and hot yeast rolls became a family tradition passed down to her children.

Aimee was predeceased by her parents and three brothers, Neil Karl, John Karl and William Karl. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence L. Blood of Spring Hill; their five children, Christine Patton of Brunswick, Carolyn Rasmussen of Union, Sally Szostak of Windham, Karl Blood of Rockport and June Clements of Spring Hill, Fla.; many grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Arrangements are by Brewer and Sons of Spring Hill and GraceLawn of Auburn, Maine. A memorial service is planned for August 2023 in Maine.