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Scott Blakeley

Monday, October 1, 2012

Scott C. Blakeley, age 62, of Cherokee, Iowa, died on Sunday, September 23, at St. Luke's Hospital at Sioux City.

Scott Cameron Blakeley, the son of Roy and Maxine (Lantz) Blakeley, was born in Des Moines, on November 25, 1949. He lived his youth in Des Moines and Scott was a graduate of East High School in Des Moines.

On December 11, 1970, Scott was united in marriage to Mary Reid in Polk County. Together, they were blessed with three children: Matthew, Martha and Elizabeth (Liz). The majority of their married lifetime was spent in Des Moines where Scott had been a furniture maker, a textile factory worker, an employee of Jim's Johns, and a lawnmower assembly worker. In April, 2009, Scott and Mary came to make their home in Albert City. The last year of his life was spent in Cherokee.

Scott's special interests included playing pool, darts, bowling, and working on his cars. Scott's family was a very important part of his life.

Scott's life is celebrated by his family which include his wife: Mary of Albert City; children: Matthew of Altoona; Martha and Liz, both of Albert City; grandchildren: Alex, Julius, Jesse, Joshua, Lacey, Lexi, Laninnie, Makinzie, and Raine; brother, Barry Lee Blakeley; two sisters, Sheri Street and Sandy Baker; other extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.