Thursday, January 8, 2015

OBITUARY: John E. Blake, Jr.,


John E. Blake, Jr., passed away January 7, 2015 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kan. John was born in Kansas City, Kan., on July 26, 1935, to John Emerson and Esther Lucille Blake.

John graduated from Argentine High School in Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas University Law School.  He lived in Overland Park and practiced law in Kansas City.  In 2010 he moved to Garden City.  John enjoyed latch-hooking rugs and being with his Grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife & 1 Son- John E. Blake III.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Garden City.

He will be buried in Highland Park Cemetery in KCK. There will be no local services. Condolences can be posted at


1 Son  

  • Dail and Renee Blake                            Prairie Village

2 Daughters  

  • Stephanie and Matthew Knewtson   Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Lara and Carl Bors Garden City

1 Sister  

  • Barbara Bath, Denver, Colorado

10 Grandchildren
3 Great-Grandchildren