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Earl Blackford
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1903
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1967
Sacramento County
California, USA

Earl BLACKFORD, son of George & Minnie (BALDERSTON) BLACKFORD was born 26 October 1903 in Linn county & died suddenly 3 February of a heart attack at his home near Galt, Calif. He was united in marriage to Gladys MCCLEARY
8 October 1927. To this union 3 children were born, Mrs. Auverne (Lois) KENYON of Fair Oaks, Calif., Donald E. BLACKFORD of Elveria, Calif.; & an infant son who died in infancy.
Mr. Blackford lived & farmed in Jones & Linn counties until moving to Grants Pass, Oregon in 1945. He was in the dairy business in Oregon & California for 11 years after which he worked for the Allied Grape Growers in Lodi until the time of his death.
Besides his wife, daughter & son he is survived by 6 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Merle of Jefferson, Wisc.; Bert of Sylmar, Calif.; & Delbert of Sterling, Ill.; 4 sisters, Mrs. Alfred (Pearl) HAMM of Ottawa, Ill.; Mrs. Ed (Marie) EMANUEL of Coggan, Ia.; Mrs. Harold (Mabel) PRESTON of Moville, Ia. & Mrs. Herman (Della) BEHRENDS of Minneapolis, Minn., besides a host of relatives & friends. He was preceded in death by an infant son, parents, 2 brothers & 2 sisters.
Funeral services were held 7 February at 3 p.m. at the Carmichael Oaks Chapel, Sacramento, by Dr. Wilbur C. Christians of the First Baptist Church with burial in nearby Sierra Hills Cemetery.

In Memory of
Earl Blackford
A Native of
26 October 1903
Entered Into Rest
3 February 1967
Services from
Carmichael Oaks Chapel
Wilbur C. Christians
Music by
Mrs. Sara Hampton, organist 
Family links: 
  George Washington Blackford (1868 - 1943)
  Minnie A Blackford (1874 - 1915)
  Gladys Erma McCleary Blackford (1907 - 1988)*
  Donald Earle Blackford (1930 - 2004)*
  Clifford Leroy Blackford (1900 - 1963)*
  Merle Blackford (1902 - 1971)*
  Earl Blackford (1903 - 1967)
  Marie Agnes Blackford Emanuel (1905 - 2001)*
  Bernice Della Blackford Behrends (1911 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Sierra Hills Memorial Park
Sacramento County
California, USA
Plot: Section E
Created by: Janet
Record added: Nov 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100853141
Earl Blackford
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Earl Blackford
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