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Dan L. Blakeley


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Dan L. Blakeley Obituary
DAN L. BLAKELEY, 85, went to be with the Lord August 26, 2015. Born 11-21-29 in Corona, CA, the same town his grandsons were born in. Raised in Corona, Dan met his wife Marilyn R. Stengel at Corona High School and they were married on 6-3-1950. Dan worked as a cowboy as a teen for the Irvine Ranch, was a logger in the White Mountains of Arizona, then came home to Corona to open the Dan L. Blakeley Insurance Agency with his wife. They ran the agency for 25 years before retiring. He was a devoted Christian and was part of the Gideon's Bible Ministry, taught a high school bible study, served as an Elder and taught an adult Sunday school class called Daniel's Den at Crossroads Christian Church. His hobbies were deep sea and fresh water fishing, hunting with his dog Ben and traveling with his wife Marilyn in their truck and trailer. Both Dan and Marilyn were loving grandparents and deeply vested in their family. He is survived by his only daughter Dalyn Blakeley Ryan (and Steve Ryan) two grandsons Blake (and Kim Ryan) and Brett (and Raquel Ryan). He has three great-grandchildren, Evan, Madisyn and Avery Ryan. A memorial service will be held on September 25th at 10:00am at Crossroads Christian Church in the Chapel. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Corona-Norco Rescue Mission, 420 Harrison Street, Corona, CA 92880. Please make a reference on any check to the, Dan Blakeley Memorial. For online donations please go to www.rescuemission.org, donate now, use the "in Memory of" box, indicate Dan Blakeley Memorial.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 16, 2015
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