Margorie Lorena Blake Obit

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Margorie Lorena Blake Obit - MARJORIE LORENA BLAKE Marjorie Lorena Blake,...
MARJORIE LORENA BLAKE Marjorie Lorena Blake, daughter of William and Lenna Buckley Blake was born at Santiago, Polk County, Iowa, May 26, 1919 and passed 1 away at 9:15 Sunday evening, July 22, 1934. Her parents came to their[ present home when Marjorie was four years old. She went thru the eight grades' at Peacock school and because of her happy sunny disposition, her studious habits and her interest in her school work, she was loved by schoolmates and teachers. Passing the 8th grade examination with high marks, "having, received the letter "1" from the 'State Department, she entered the Altoond High 'School as a freshman in September 1931, where she spent two hiappy, busy years, and where ishe was anticipating with pleasure another year as junior. She was much interested in dramatics and was also a member of the 'Glee Club. While in the' grades she attended for several years the daily vacation school and was also a member of Rev. George's Wesleyan Club, who highly commended her for her splendid work in her note book and her ability to memorize scripture verses. Rev. George said it never seemed a burden but always a pleasure to tesch her, and on a summer morning they could be seen, in the swing, teacher and pupil, while she recited to him what she had le,arned. After 'having committed to memory 100 bible verses, Rev. George presented her with a bible, which was j ?J! e .. of .' h€ . r . most valued possessions. Marjorie joined the Methodist church on Easter Sunday, April 5, 1931 under the pastorate of Rev. E. B. Stewart. She leaves to mourn her sudden going 'her father and mother, her sister, Mrs. Bernice Scholine, her brother Gerald, two little .nephewfe Melvin and Alvan Scholine, Grandmother Buckley, Grandfather and Grandmoth- erBlake, with a large number of other relatives and friends. She will be s,adlyi missed in the home where she was .Always 'happy and' sunny, alwaya willing 'and planning for the pleasure and happiness of others. The f uneral services were conducted from the Altoona Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday afternoon, July 25, 1934, at 2 o'clock by the pastor, Rev. E. H. Jackson, assisted by Rev. W. O. Harmon, of the Christian church, after which the body was laid to rest in the Santiago cemetery. The honorary pallbearers were: Ruth Harris, Marjorie Hick, Verla Persun, June Thayer, Glendona 'Seaman and Velda Thornton. The active pallbearers .being: Bo yd Taylor, Harold Van- dehaar, Billy Zook, Paul Bair, Don Trimble and Willard' Kempton. Music was furnished by a duet composed of Mrs. R. W. Owens and daughter Marjorie, with Mrs. C. G. .Sykes at the piano. "And They Shall Never Perish" Vou never can be dead, not while the laughter And joy that you have made lives on, and grows, The garden spot is blessed with frag- ranee after The vivid life is time's rose. gone from And you who £ave the world new dreams of gladness, Who gave the faith of childhood back again', Will never pass into a vale of sadness Just as' the rainbow follows cooling The people of your past will live and lighten The path .that weary earth-bound folk .must tread, For thoughts of your sweet mind wffl always brighten The lives of others, dead- You can not be You are tranaj>orted, just across the way, And we will meet you smiling, there, some day. CARD OP THANKS We wjah to tiianik our loyal

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  1. The Altoona Herald,
  2. 02 Aug 1934, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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