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Anna Grace Blakley Bacon
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1918
Death: Mar. 31, 2011

Anna Grace Bacon

CLEAR LAKE Anna Grace Bacon, 92, of 309 26th Ave. S., Clear Lake, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the Ventura United Methodist Church, Ventura, with the Rev. Rhoda Preston officiating.

Cremation will take place following the service. Graveside services will be 10:30a.m.Thursday at the Clear Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday (today) from 5-7 p.m. at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, and then one hour before the service on Wednesday at the church. Family suggests memorials to Ventura United Methodist Church or Hospice of North Iowa.

Anna was born Oct. 12, 1918, in Kingsport, Tenn., the daughter of Herman and Hobart (Hite) Blakley. In 1929 the family moved to a farm east of Titonka. She went to grade school in Titonka and graduated from Titonka High School in 1937. After graduation she worked in Bonackers food store for two years.

In 1939, she married Vern Bacon at the family home. They farmed with Vern's dad for two years. In 1942, they moved to a farm north of Ventura and started farming for them- selves. They lived the rest of their lives in the Clear Lake and Ventura vicinity.

Anna belonged to Ventura United Methodist Church,Naomi Church Circle and North Side Jolly Club.

Anna is survived by her daughter, Diane Lovick, of Forest City; daughter-in-law Bonnie Bacon, of Ventura; six grandchildren, Steve (Karla) Bacon, Doug (Angie)Bacon, Kristi (Jay) Waddingham, Darren (Janet) Lovick, Shaun (Julie) Lovick and Kelli (Mason) Harms; sixteen great-grandchildren: Tanner and Chase Bacon, Mitchel Storby, Caleb and Logan Bacon, Zachary, Tyler, and Matthew Waddingham, Benjamin, Audrey, and Joshua Lovick, Nicholas, Maxwell and Kate Lovick, Laura and Jack Harms; sister Donna Blakley, of Woden; sister-in-law Shirley Neel, of Clear Lake; and brother-in-law Merle Isebrand, of Fort Meyers, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Larry in 1993; husband Vern in 2003; two brothers Jim and Kenneth Blakley, and son-in-law Larry Lovick.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. Fourth St., Clear Lake, 641-357-2193, 
Family links: 
  Herman L. Blakley (1886 - 1968)
  Synthia Hobert Blakley (1896 - 1945)
  Vern W. Bacon (1917 - 2003)*
  Larry A. Bacon (1940 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Clear Lake Cemetery
Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Karen Leftwich Tomlinson
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77260255
Anna Grace <i>Blakley</i> Bacon
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