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Michael L. Blake, age 51, of Fletcher, entered into rest at Barnes Jewish Hospital on Friday, December 13, 2013. Michael was born to the late Lester H. and Lee Ella (Nee Govero) Blake in St. Louis, Missouri on April 10, 1962. Michael was a machinist at Deval Corporation. He enjoyed riding horses, fishing, hunting, playing table games and listening to Rock N Roll music.
He is survived by his loving wife, Betty (Nee Sappington) Blake, sons, Bruce (Emily) Sappington of Richwoods, James Robert Ray of Fletcher and Clint Ray of Fletcher, grandchildren, Harley Cheyenne Sappington, Damon Sappington and Jaelyn Ray, brothers, Lester E. (Becky) Blake of St. Louis and Scott (Lynn) Blake of Marquand, sisters, Lee Anna (John) Whisman of Palastine, TX, Glenna (Larry)Boschert of Grand Prairie, TX, and Donna R. (David) Vagedes of Fletcher.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents.
The service will be officiated by Pastor Derrick Jones.