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Service set for Mark William Blakely

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Mark William Blakely of South Haven passed away Sunday, August 8, 2010. He was 51.

Born June 15, 1959 in Valparaiso, he was the son of Richard and Eleanor (Babcock) Blakely, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by siblings Allen (wife Kim) Blakely of Portage, Karen (husband Ron) Kirk of Portage, David (Mary) Blakely of Orlando, Fla., Jeff Blakely of Valparaiso, Donna (Patrick) Kekelik of South Haven and Clara Blakely of South Haven; half-sister Terri Lynn Costello of Chesterton; many nieces and nephews and a special nephew Richard; and dear friend, Linda Autrey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald.

The memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 11 at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, with Pastor Lori Rizer officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be given in Mark’s memory to the family. For additional information, call White-Love Funeral Home at 926-1309.



Posted 8/10/2010