Jean R. Blake 1945-2007
Jean R. “Juner” Blake, son of George H. and Edith (Cox) Blake, was born Jan. 12, 1945, in Emmetsburg. He graduated from West Bend High School in 1964. Following graduation Jean attended Emmetsburg Junior College.
Jean was employed in the construction business and had just sold his business in January 2007. He retired and was living in Carefree, AZ, where he enjoyed golfing and hiking. Jean always enjoyed his trips back to Emmetsburg to visit his brother and see old friends.
Jean died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, in a hiking accident near Carefree, AZ, at the age of 62.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard “Dick” Blake.
He is survived by his brother, Jack Blake of Emmetsburg, and a sister, JoAnn Blake Landis of Delray Beach, FL.
Services will be held in Carefree, AZ, at a later date.