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Earle R. BLACKLEY


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Earle R. BLACKLEY Obituary
Age 81, of Afton, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at his "up north home" with family in Breezy Point, MN ending his recent brave battle with Lymphoma. Earle was born in a farmhouse in Garden City Township, MN to Hamilton and Enid Blackley on December 9, 1936, growing up on a farm, eventually leaving to pursue a degree at Mankato Teachers college. After his short few teaching years he spent 39 years as a computer programmer for Unisys. He is survived by his two children: Daniel Blackley and wife, Jean and children and daughter, Deneen (Blackley) Kloster and her children, as well as other relatives including his sister, Elaine (Blackley) Rohloff and her family as well as many other nieces and nephews. His wife, Bonnie-Lee (Chester) mother, father, brother and son-in-law precede him in death. The funeral will be Saturday, January 20, at Memorial Lutheran Church in Afton, MN at 11 am with a visitation 1 hour prior and a gathering time following. Memorials to Memorial Lutheran Church are preferred. www.klinefuneralhome.com
Published in Pioneer Press on Jan. 13, 2018
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