2009-10-17 / Obituaries

Erma Jean Blake

Erma Jean Blake, 73, of Millersport, former resident of Baltimore, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 12, 2009, at Heartland-Fairfield Nursing Center after a three year battle of cancer.

Erma was retired personnel director at K-Mart. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fulfilled a service mission in Spokane, WA. She was a past member of the Order of Eastern Star in Shawnee, Ohio.

Erma is survived by her son, Lester L. (Julann) Blake of Rexburg, Idaho; daughters, Cindy L. (Lamar) Wilson of Lava Hot

Obituaries Springs, Idaho and Karen M. (Dr. Glen) Keller of Millersport; 17 grandchildren, Amber (Ben) Rainwater, Amanda, Andrea, Allyson, and Andrew Blake, Jessica (Jake) Fullmer, Lori, Jared (Janelle), Holly, and Christopher Wilson, Anton, Korbin, Krystal, Clayton, Franki, Ammon, and Dana Keller; great grandchildren, Kylee, Tyker, and Zoey; brother, Paul W. (Mitzi) Walton of Fultonham, Ohio; 4 sisters, Carole (Robert) Howell of Newark, Ohio, Donna Sue (Rodney) Archer of Roseville, Anna Lee (Jack) Kreitz of Somerset, Ohio, and Pauletta Reed of South Zanesville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death


by her husband, Frank E. Blake; parents, Margaret E (Kranyik) and Leonard Walton; and brother-inlaw, Donald Reed.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, October 17, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sheridan Dr. with Bishop Glen Keller officiating. Burial to follow in Union Evangelical Cemetery, Baltimore.

Friends may visit Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home, 207 S. Main St., Baltimore and one hour prior the service on Saturday at the church.

In leiu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the Office


of Development, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J, Solove Research Institute, 660 Ackerman Rd., 6th Floor, PO Box 183112, Columbus , Ohio 43218-3112.

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