Virgil J. Blakeway

Virgil J. Blakeway

Male 1915 - 2006  (91 years)

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  • Name Virgil J. Blakeway  [1
    Born 30 Jul 1915  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Riverton Township, Clay County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1940 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 24 
    August West household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Riverton Township, Clay County, Minnesota  [WA 10.]
    August West household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Riverton Township, Clay County, Minnesota [WA 10.]
    August West and his wife, Juliana Bertha Menge West; their children: Frank (Roy), Florence, Lyle, Ross, Rusty, Thomas, Kenneth West, and Doris West Blakeway, her husband, Virgil J. Blakeway, and their daughter, Virginia.
    Died 17 Oct 2006  Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen, Clay County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Prob. 21 Oct 2006  Hawley, Cemetery, Hawley, Clay County, Minnesota, Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Headstone, Virgil J. Blakeway, Hawley Cemetery, Hawley, Clay County, Minnesota
    Headstone, Virgil J. Blakeway, Hawley Cemetery, Hawley, Clay County, Minnesota
    Person ID I2888  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2018 

    Family Doris Beatrice West,   b. 1919, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Dec 1938  Prob. Roverton, Clay county, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Virgil J. Blakeway
    Virgil J. Blakeway

  • Notes 
    •        Virgil Jewell Blakeway, 91, of Hawley, MN, died Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at the Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, MN.
             Virgil was born on July 30, 1915 to Joseph and Eleanor (Perkins) Blakeway. On December 6, 1938 he married Doris West. They had five children, Virginia, Diana, Roger, Curtis and Gloria. Virgil and Doris lived in the JunctionDale area of Hawley since 1952.
             Virgil was employed for 32 years with Northern Pacific/Burlington Railroad. He retired from the railroad in 1975. Virgil had many hobbies: gardening, hunting, fishing and card games.
             Virgil is survived by wife, Doris; sons, Roger (Patty) Blakeway , Hawley, MN and Curtis (Sally) Blakeway, Milwaukee, WI; daughters, Virginia (Kelly) Hydorn, Great Falls, MT, Diana (Harry) Evert , Excelsior, MN and Gloria Blakeway, Minneapolis, MN and many grandchildren; brother, Elmer (Alfreda) Blakeway, Hawley, MN; sisters, Hy (Dick) Kronbeck, Genevieve (William) Villiard and Charlotte (Grant) Haug, all of Moorhead, MN. He was preceded in death by parents; Joseph and Eleanor; brother, William and sisters, Cynthia Anderson and Elizabeth Blakeway.
             Visitation: Friday, October 20, 2006, 5:00-7:00 P.M. Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. Wright Funeral Home, Vigen Chapel, Hawley, MN
             Funeral Service: Saturday, October 21, 2006 11:00 A.M. Hawley United Methodist Church

  • Sources 
    1. [S8773] August West household, 1940 U. S. Census, Clay County, Minnesota, Riverton Township, household no. not given, 22 of household in order of visitation, ED 14-39, SD 4, sheet 2A; National Archives micropublication T627, roll 1914. [WA 10.].

    2. [S8782] Virgil J. Blakeway, birth. (2015). Ancestry.com Web: Minnesota, Birth Index, 1900-1934 [database onlin]. Certificate Number: 1915-06043. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [BlW 01.] .

    3. [S8783] Virgil J. Blakeway, death. (2011). Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database online]. Provo, UGT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [BlW 02.].

    4. [S8784] Virgil J. Blakeway, burial. (2012). Ancestry.com, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Find A Grave Memorial #62072405. [BlW 03.].

    5. [S8785] www. ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree78137016.


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