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Blake Elizabeth Enos (Christensen)

February 9, 1916 - November 2, 2009

Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 7, at Gilliland Cemetery. Memorial service will follow at 12:00, noon, at the Sweet Home Elks Lodge.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Blake’s name can be made to the Elks Scholarship Fund, Evergreen Hospice serving Sweet Home, or Sweet Home Ambulance Fire and Rescue.

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Blake Elizabeth Enos, age 93, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday morning at Avamere Rehabilitation of Lebanon. She was born in Harrisburg, Oregon to Anders Christian and Katharine Elizabeth (Williams) Christensen.

Blake was a life-long resident of the mid-valley area. She married Fred Enos in Harrisburg on November 23,1936.

She was a very active member of the Sweet Home Elkettes and was the first recipient of the Annual Blake Enos Award. She loved to play Bingo and Pinochle with friends and pals. She was a proud chaperone of the Brownsville Class of 1950 with her husband, Fred.

Not being able to have children of her own, she loved everyone else’s. She often mentioned her friends, Larry and Marda Blem of Sweet Home and their grandchildren, and often commented how proud they were of them.

She is survived by her brother, Ben Christensen of Harrisburg; sister, Elsie “Chris” Bryant of Sweet Home; nieces, Jean Price of Prineville and Roxie Putman of Albany; nephews, Clifford Christensen of Terrebonne, Cecil Christensen of Eugene, Charles Christensen of Harrisburg, Hubert Christensen of Harrisburg; “honorary daughter,” Beverly Roth of Monmouth; and many grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Enos, parents, and brother, Leonard Christensen.

Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 7, at Gilliland Cemetery. Memorial service will follow at 12:00, noon, at the Sweet Home Elks Lodge.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Blake’s name can be made to the Elks Scholarship Fund, Evergreen Hospice serving Sweet Home, or Sweet Home Ambulance Fire and Rescue.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services.