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Collene Mayrie Blakley

January 1, 1947 — January 4, 2022

Collene Mayrie Blakely, 75, formerly of Golden Valley, MN, passed away January 4, 2022, at 8:00 PM at her home in Eugene, Or. Collene’s passing had been expected and was a peaceful transition. She has been cremated and a celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022, at noon at the Kalona City Park, shelter B. This is the enclosed shelter and guests should use the east drive into the park. A private family burial will be held at Nutmeg Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the National Ataxia Foundation.

She was preceded in death by her parents Millard and Zula Perry, two sisters: Nancy Crowther and Glenna Green, a baby brother, her husband Norman Blakely, and “Partner in Crime” Bryant Graham.

Survivors include her son Perry Blakely of Seattle, WA, three daughters: Vicky Rarrick of Stow, OH, Norma (Bob) Bayers of Minneapolis, MN, Penni (Joel) Cotton of Springfield, OR, her sister Delores McCuddin of Sioux City, IA, brother Victor Finch of Old Hickory, TN and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 24, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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