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Horace Charles Blake
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1894
Center Creek
Wasatch County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1975
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

WEST BOUNTIFUL- Former West Bountiful mayor and longtime Davis County educator, Charles Horace Blake, 80, died Wednesday in a Salt Lake hospital of a stroke.

He was born Nov 15, 1894, at Center Creek, Wasatch County, to William and Mary Lake Blake. He married Sylvia Susanne Turner Nov. 28, 1917, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

He received a B.A. degree from Brigham Young University in education in 1949 and an M.A. from the University of Utah in 1952 in educational administration. He ended a 44 year teaching career when he retired in 1959 with 41 of those years at Bountiful Junior High School. He taught music, mathematics, agriculture and science.

He was mayor of West Bountiful from 1962 to 1966. He helped to organize the Davis County Teachers Credit Union and served as its first president. He was an active member of the LDS Church and was a High Priest. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Blake had served as state commander of the World War I veterans in 1969. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his widow, Salt Lake City; one son and two daughters, Mrs. Paul W. (Ferol) Platt, Salt Lake; Charles H. Blake, Palmdale, Calif., Mrs. John A. (Mary Lu) Koenig, Phoenix; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. E.C. Lorentzen, Salt Lake City.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at 295 North Main, Bountiful. Friends may call at the mortuary Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. or Saturday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Bountiful memorial park.

Sources: Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT., Thursday, November 13, 1975 - pg 2D and
The Herald, Provo, Utah, Thursday, November 13, 1975 -pg 4
Family links: 
  William Barrow Blake (1848 - 1933)
  Mary Lake Blake (1850 - 1920)
  Sylvia Susanne Turner Blake (1894 - 1993)*
  Ferol Blake Platt (1920 - 2007)*
  Charles Horace Blake (1923 - 2008)*
  David John Blake (1872 - 1952)*
  William J Blake (1874 - 1941)*
  Sarah Emily Blake Moody (1876 - 1930)*
  Isaac Brigham Blake (1877 - 1957)*
  Joseph Lake Blake (1879 - 1902)*
  Mary Jane Blake Nordstrom (1881 - 1972)*
  Annie Lake Blake Carter (1884 - 1959)*
  Samuel Henry Blake (1885 - 1966)*
  James Theophilus Blake (1887 - 1957)*
  Benjamin Blake (1890 - 1953)*
  Catherine Ruth Blake Lorentzen (1892 - 1981)*
  Horace Charles Blake (1894 - 1975)
*Calculated relationship
Bountiful Memorial Park
Davis County
Utah, USA
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Record added: Apr 21, 2012
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