|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1921|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2010|
Gerald Wayne Blake, 88, of Clinton died at 12:35 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 16, 2010) at Manor Court Nursing Home, Clinton.
He was born Nov. 3, 1921 in Alta, Iowa to James Blake and Florence Long Blake. He married Ada Welch on April 3, 1948 in Clinton. She survives.
He is also survived by three daughters, Elaine (Richard) White of Reddick, Phyllis (Tom) Cyrulik of Clinton, and Sheri (Roger) Knoy of Clinton; two sisters, Bonnie Watts of Alta, Iowa and Coraleen Hale of Maroa; two brothers, Oscar Blake of Traverse, Fl. and Troy (Clara) Blake of Wapella; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL
James Otto Blake (1885 - 1962)
Josie Florence Long Blake (1894 - 1969)
Gerald Wayne Blake (1921 - 2010)
Troy Willard Blake (1926 - 2011)*
Oak Park Cemetery
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Jan 18, 2010
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