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Charles Matthew "Mat" Blakley
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1912
Rochester (Sangamon County)
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1998
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Charles Matthew "Mat" Blakley, 86, of Athens, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at St. John's Hospice. He was born July 8, 1912, in Rochester, the son of Charles and Clara Neuman Blakley. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Boarman Blakley in 1971. He married Christena Boarman on Aug. 26, 1972, at Holy Family Church in Athens. Mr. Blakley was a member of the Athens Rotary Club where he served as past president. He was also a member of the Menard County Farm Bureau and served on the Culver-Fancy Prairie Elevator Board. He was a member of the Athens Holy Family Catholic Church. Survivors: wife, Christena; a son, Richard Blakley of Springfield; six daughters, Jane Lederbrand and Nancy King, both of Springfield, Margaret Irwin of Centralia, Barbara Fawns of Maquoketa, Iowa, Kathy Clemens of Athens, and Lisa Madlinger of West Dundee; three stepsons, Robert Wilburn of Kimberling City, Mo., Willard Wilburn of Bly, Ore., and Darrell Wilburn of Darlington, Idaho; 33 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; a brother, Thomas Blakley of Pawnee; a sister, Helen Frazee of Divernon; and several nieces and nephews. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Holy Family Catholic Church, Athens, the Rev. Ralph Zetzl officiating. Graveside services: noon Saturday, Calvary Cemetery, Pawnee. Mott and Henning Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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  Mary Regina Blakley (1913 - 1971)
  Christena Marriam Boarman Blakley (1917 - 2002)
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Pawnee
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Feb 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10446891
Charles Matthew Mat Blakley
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Charles Matthew Mat Blakley
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