PHILLIPS COUNTY

 

Hazel Etta (Blake) Alexander

Haxtun Herald, Haxtun, Colorado, February 15, 1979

 

ALEXANDER RITES WERE SATURDAY

 

Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Etta Alexander, 65, of Haxtun were conducted Saturday, February 10 from the Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Roy Pfaltzgraff officiating. Burial was in the Haxtun cemetery.

 

Mrs. Alexander died Wednesday, February 7, in the Haxtun Community Hospital.

 

Born January 9, 1914 on the Cottonwood Ranch near Sedgwick, she was the daughter of Ruben and Harriet Ellen Loughrey Blake. She attended school at Red Lion.

 

Chappell, Nebraska on June 17, 1935.

 

The couple lived in Sedgwick and Ovid before moving to Indian Hills, near Golden. They moved to Haxtun in 1973.

 

Survivors include her husband, Edwin Alexander of Haxtun; a son, Edwin Kenneth Alexander of Golden; four daughters, Mrs. Laurene Richa, Mrs. LaVonne Brower, and Mrs. Donna Wengert, all of Haxtun, and Mrs. Peggy Nielsen of Fleming.

 

Also, five brothers, Jack Blake, Amzie Blake and Rodney Blake, all of Julesburg; Roy Blake of Ovid and Walter Blake of Sterling; and three sisters, Mrs. Harriet Norris and Mrs. Jane Olsen, both of Haxtun, and Mrs. Louise Turvey of Salem, Oregon.

 

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