Kathy Ann Blake, 55, Osage

Kathy Ann Blake, age 55, of Osage, died Wednesday March 13, 2019, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center -Hospice Room.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage with Rev. Cindy S. Krause officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage.

Kathy was born April 16, 1963, in Osage, the daughter of Darrell “Shorty” and Shirley (Thompson) Sletten.  She attended school in Osage and graduated from Osage Community High School in 1981.  Kathy was united in marriage to David Blake on September 26, 1981, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage.  She was a member of the Altar Guild at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.  Kathy enjoyed crocheting, reading and playing solitaire.  She was a devoted mother and wife, and most of all loved spending time with her children.

Kathy is survived by her husband, David Blake of Osage; daughter, Stephanie (fiancée Kevin Gore) Blake of Berkeley, California; son, Steven Blake of Osage; mother, Shirley Sletten of Osage; brother, Rick (Sue) Sletten of Osage; sister, Cindy (Vernon) Niess of Osage; in-laws, Joan Blake of St. Ansgar, John (Mary) Blake of Cottonwood, Minnesota, Jean (Dennis) Hemann of Osage, Janet (Jeff) Chapman of Marshall, Minnesota, Dan (Sue) Blake of Stacyville and Tim (Kathie) Blake of Osage; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Darrell “Shorty” Sletten; father and mother-in-law, Othmar and Gladys Blake; sister-in-law, Ruth Blake; and brothers-in-law, Tom Blake and Dean Blake.

Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home   641-732-3706


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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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