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Gerald D Blease
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1915
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 2006
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006, at Bronson Methodist Hospital, in Kalamazoo. He was born December 7, 1915 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to the late James and Lena (Jones) Blease. He married Beatrice L. Hindes on October 7, 1939. She preceded him in death in August 2001. He was later united in marriage to Dianne Orem, November 9, 2002, she survives. Gerald was a member of Stockbridge Avenue United Methodist Church for many years. He worked for Allied Paper Corporation for 42 years until his retirement, June 30, 1976. He began his employment within the accounting department until he later became the Director of Purchasing. Gerald graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School where he was a band member, playing the trumpet. He later went on to get his business degree at Palmer Business College. Surviving are his sons; Jack (Ruscella) Blease of Krum, Texas, David (Karla) Blease of Charleston, South Carolina and Phillip (Kay) Blease of Kalamazoo; step children, Jeff (Cindie) Dale, Chris Dale and Laurie (Rick) Schriemer and seven step-grand children; sister-in-law, Dorothy VanLandegent; 14 grand children; 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Gerald in death were; brother, James Blease; and brother-in-law, Jack Hindes. Services will be held 10:00 o'clock Wednesday at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan , with Pastor John Moore, officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, 5-8:00 p.m. at the Westside Chapel. Interment will immediately follow at Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, 448 N. Burdick Street, 49007. www.langelands.com.
 
 
Burial:
Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13725158
Gerald D Blease
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