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Venus V. Jeffery Blake
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1925
Cavalier County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2010
Clay County
Minnesota, USA

Venus V. Blake, 85, Moorhead passed away Wednesday, October 20 in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead.

Venus was born March 7, 1925 to William and Fanny Mae (Waind) Jeffery in Hannah, ND. She graduated from Hannah High School and then passed the teachers examination. She taught country school in rural Hannah, ND before attending Minot State.

One of Venus's main jobs was taking care of her family. She was very involved in Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, PTA's, and anything that involved her children.

Venus married Jerald Blake in 1947 at the Presbyterian Church in Minot.

Venus prepared income taxes for many years. She was a licensed LPA. She mostly worked from home, but did work for Lyons and Lyons Tax Preparation. She served a lot of small businesses and farmers in Southeast North Dakota.

Venus was very involved with First Presbyterian Church in Fargo through various women's circles.

Venus collected rocks from various areas throughout North Dakota. Venus really enjoyed gardening.

Venus was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Doris (Dale) Liming, Minneapolis MN, brother-in-law, Donavon Blake, sisters-in-law, Ava Blake and Elaine Blake.

Venus is survived by her husband Jerald Blake, Moorhead MN, children, Jeffery (Kaye) Blake, Moorhead MN, Lesley (Tim) Sierad, Colebrook, NH, Roger Blake, Burlingame, CA, Stephen (Carole) Blake, Boulder, CO, sister, Frances Jeffery, Minot, ND, grandchildren, Courtney (Jana), Sandon, Leslie (Carli), Theodore, Jeremy (Meagan), Andrea (Gordon), Rachel, great-grandchildren, Micah, and Laylynn.

There will be a visitation on Sunday, October 24 from 5-7:00 p.m. in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.

The funeral service will be on Monday, October 25 at 1:30 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church, Fargo with visitation starting at 12:30 p.m.

There will be a memorial service held at The Fairmont Eventide on Wednesday, October 27 at 3:00 p.m.

Burial will be at Underwood Cemetery, Underwood ND on Tuesday, October 26.
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  Jerald Darwin Blake (1917 - 2011)
Underwood Cemetery
McLean County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Douglas Kirk Sorensen
Record added: Jun 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71098862
Venus V. <i>Jeffery</i> Blake
Added by: Douglas Kirk Sorensen
Venus V. <i>Jeffery</i> Blake
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In your honor Venus.
- Douglas Kirk Sorensen
 Added: Jun. 10, 2011

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