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Clifford Blazek

Obituary for Clifford Blazek

January 12, 1929 - May 21, 2018
Creston, Iowa | Age 89


Clifford D. Blazek, 89, of Creston, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.

Graveside Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, north of Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can be made at

Clifford Dale Blazek was born on January 12, 1929 in rural Kent, to Jesse Lee Blazek and Mary Margaret (Breakenridge) Blazek. He was educated in Cromwell and graduated from high school there with the class of 1947.

Cliff was united in marriage to Beth Joanne Foley on November 14, 1948 in Creston. They settled near Nevinville where Cliff farmed and later also worked for Wellman Dynamics as an inspector. In 1977 they sold their farm and Cliff retired from Wellman Dynamics in 1994. They moved to Mesa, Ariz., in 1998 where they resided for 15 years and returned to the Creston area in 2013.

Cliff attended the Cromwell Church and was a member of the Elks Lodge and Pine Valley Country Club.

Cliff is survived by his spouse Beth Blazek of Osceola; three daughters, Vickie (husband Dannie) Stephens of Creston, Barb (husband Dave) Murtha of West Des Moines and Linda (husband Steve) Marley of Creston; son Steven (wife Tammy) Blazek of Adel; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and brother Robert Blazek of Midland, T.X. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Creston, IA 50801
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