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Blake Ricker

Male 1911 - 2007  (95 years)


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  • Name Blake Ricker 
    Born 14 Mar 1911  Blaine, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 2007  Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Garden of Meditation, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • YUMA, Ariz. – Blake Ricker, 95, died Jan. 15, 2007, in Yuma, Ariz. Blake was born March 14, 1911, in Blaine, to Rule and Carrie (Burchell) Ricker. He attended elementary school in Blaine and Aroostook Central Institute High School, Mars Hill. Blake married Avis Chase, of Westfield, in 1934. Blake and Avis eventually moved to Connecticut and in 1957, moved to San Diego. Blake had a successful painting contracting business in San Diego. After retirement, Blake and Avis traveled extensively throughout the United States, including Alaska, which was his favorite fishing area. Their later years were spent in El Centro, Calif., and later in Yuma, Ariz. Blake loved his family and friends, he will always be remembered by his positive outlook of life and also, for his stories and jokes that continued until the end. Blake was predeceased by his parents, wife; and sister, Lottie Ricker Tweedie. He is survived by his sister, Mabel Ricker Broad; daughters, Felvia and husband, Dick Belaustegui, Janet and husband, Jim White, Patricia and husband, George Howland; nephew, Robert and wife, Mary Broad; nine grandchildren and eight great-grand-children. A service in his honor was held at Johnson Mortuary Chapel and a reception was after at Immanuel Southern Baptist Church. Internment was at the Garden of Meditation, Yuma, Ariz. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be sent to Felvia Belaustegui, 3015 Heatheridge Lane, Reno, NV 89509. A memory book will be created in remembrance of Avis and Blake Ricker.
    Person ID I6185  Reed
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 

    Father Ruel Ricker 
    Mother Carrie Burtchell,   b. 13 Oct 1890, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Avis Chase,   b. Westfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1934 
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1911 - Blaine, Aroostook County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 2007 - Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Garden of Meditation, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S946] Obituary, online.