Carl Denard "Denny" Blake

Carl Denard "Denny" Blake

SANDUSKY: Carl Denard "Denny" Blake, 84, of Sandusky, OH, formerly of Mansfield, passed away late Sunday morning, November 18, 2012, in the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, OH after many years of battling cancer.

He was born October 20, 1928 in Meigs County, OH. Lived most of his life in Richland County where he worked and retired from White Westinghouse after 35 years.

He is survived by his caring and loving wife, Juanita Jean (Whaley) Blake; two daughters and son-in-law, Cathy (Dennis) Mateyka of Sandusky and Diana Kreil of Dublin, OH; three grandchildren, Chad (Lisa) West, Christopher (Megan) West and Carla Kreil; three step-grandchildren Julie (Tom) Saleski, Greg Mateyka, Chrissy (Eric) Kaman; six great-grandchildren, Logan, Garrett, Kyle, Gavin, Khloe, Ella and one soon on the way named, Lucas; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, Winfred and Mamie (Grim) Blake; brother, Floyd Blake; two sisters, Clarestine"June" Matheny, Audrey Clark; and three brother-in-laws.

At his request no visitation will be held and cremation has taken place. Private family services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Services of Erie County, 505 E. Perkins Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Arrangements are entrusted to the David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Your memories and words of comfort may be expressed to Denny's family at

Published in the News Journal on Nov. 21, 2012