Teddy Aaron "Ted" Blake

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  • "I remember Ted mostly from work. He was a great friend and..."
    - Don Bennett
  • "I will always miss you, Buck. Thanks for the memories. ..."
    - Clint
  • "Jorja, I just heard of the sad news. I am so sorry for..."
    - Pat Taylor
  • "Jorja, This is such sad news. Will pray for you all."
    - Jeanine & Lee Liston
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December 3, 1964 ~ May 19, 2013

Ted Blake, 48, a lifelong resident of Clark County, WA, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2013 from complications related to ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was born Dec. 3, 1964 to Robert Lee and Marjorie Jean (Bonnell) Blake in Portland, OR, raised in Vancouver/Felida area, graduating from Columbia River High School in 1983.
Ted worked for 25 years at UPS, first driving package car in the NW Industrial area, and then feeder trucks.
Ted is survived by his wife, Jorja (Temme); three daughters, Madeline, Audrey and EmmaJean; son, Brendan "Joey"; brother, Jeffrey (Kristy) of Vancouver; sisters, Cheryl Penticoff (Danny) of Vancouver and Sonja Sauer Hathcock (Clint) of McKinney, TX. "Uncle Buck" was a favorite among his many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind a multitude of amazing cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and step-mom, Georgette Blake.
A memorial service is planned for Sat., May 25, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the La Center High School Commons, 725 Highland Ave., La Center, WA 98629. Reception immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the ALS Association-OR/SW WA chapter, www.alsa-or.org or Ted Blake's Children Education Fund, c/o Jorja Blake may be mailed to: Highland Lutheran Church, 38809 NE 41st Ave., La Center, WA 98629.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


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Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Vancouver
302 W. 11th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
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Published in The Columbian on May 24, 2013
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