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PVT Charley Blin
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1892
Harrison County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1971
Harrison County
Missouri, USA

(Bethany Republican-Clipper, April 21,1971)

Charley Blin, a life long resident of the Cainsville community, was born October 2, 1892, in the Lynn neighborhood and died March 3, 1971 at his home in Cainsville. He was the son of John and Barbara Blin. On February 6, 1923, he was married to Agnes Mlika.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes, of the home; one brother, Will Blin, Marion, Iowa; one sister, Mary Blin, a resident of Crestview; and by several nieces and nephews.

He was a good neighbor and friend and enjoyed associating with people. He enjoyed his home and took much pride in keeping it neat and attractive. He was clever in designing and making articles for neighbors as well as for himself. After visiting Charley one felt that his life had been enriched.

He Is Just Away
"I cannot say, and I shall not say,
That he is dead, He is just away;
With a cheery smile and a wave of his hand,
He has wandered into an unknown land;
And he left us dreaming how very fair,
It needs must be since he lingers there;
And you, oh you, who the wildest yearn,
For the old time step and the glad return;
Think of him faring on as dear,
In the love of there and the love of here;
Think of him still as the same, I say,
He is not dead, he is just away."

Services were held at the Stoklasa Funeral Home March 5, 1971 at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Noel T. Adams officiating. Burial was in the Bohemian Cemetery southwest of Cainsville.

Family links: 
  John Blin (1850 - 1934)
  Barbra Urbin Blin (1852 - 1933)
  Agnes Mlika Blin (1899 - 1977)
  Joseph Blin (1874 - 1961)*
  Frank Blin (1880 - 1913)*
  Mary Lea Blin (1882 - 1973)*
  Charley Blin (1892 - 1971)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Missouri Pvt US Army WWI; Same stone with Agnes Blin
Bohemian Cemetery
Harrison County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Louise Taraba
Originally Created by: ctaz
Record added: Jul 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14885629
PVT Charley Blin
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Thank you Uncle Charley for you service. I miss and love you.
- Louise Taraba
 Added: May. 24, 2015
Uncle Charley, I still have the little stool you made me of walnut when I was two or three. Love and miss you.
- Louise Taraba
 Added: Aug. 10, 2013
Remembering husband of my Great Aunt. Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in Heavenly peace.
- Louise Taraba
 Added: Mar. 23, 2013
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