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Dona Rae Evelyn Blakeman

July 24, 1935 December 1, 2019
Dona Rae Evelyn Blakeman
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Obituary for Dona Rae Evelyn Blakeman

Dona Rae Evelyn Blakeman, age 84, of Council Bluffs, passed away December 1, 2019 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital.

Dona was born July 24, 1935 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to the late Ray and Helen P. (Wejby) Townsend. She attended Thomas Jefferson High School and married George Blakeman on November 4, 1954 in Council Bluffs. They were blessed with eight children.

In addition to her parents, Dona was preceded in death by her husband, George in 1989; daughter, Karen Blakeman–Reed and sons, Stephen and Donald Blakeman.

Dona is survived by her children, Georgette (Rob) Hoag, Rick (Cindy) Blakeman, Lynne Blakeman, Chris Blakeman, Phil (Sherry) Blakeman, all of Council Bluffs; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Beverly (John) Roth, of Council Bluffs; nieces and nephews.

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10:00 AM 12/4/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

A graveside service will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

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