PILLAGER -- Robert P. Blake, age 79, of Pillager, died peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife of 53 years Aug. 25, 2005. He was a WWII U.S. Navy vet, retired from the Postal Service. Survived by his loving wife, Frances "Timmie;" children, Bruce (Jolene), Craig (Lauri), Ken (Kim), Dan (Ann), Cheryl (Mike) Ko; sisters, Dolores, Florence and Lee; brothers, Frank and Archie; 13 grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Brooklyn Park. Burial will be 2 p.m. Monday at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Ripley. Memorials preferred to the American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements are with Evans-Nordby.
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