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Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Blake Wilges
Blake William Wilges, 8, 602 Sixth Ave., Coldwater, died March 29, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born June 6, 2000, in Coldwater to Chad Wilges and Brandy Newcom. His mother and stepfather, Justin Godwin, survive in Coldwater, and his father and stepmother, Brandy Grant, survive in Celina.
Other survivors are a brother, Rylin Wilges, Celina; three sisters, Kaitlyn Godwin, Taya Godwin and Whitney Godwin, all of Coldwater; grandparents, Rick Newcom, Coldwater, Ken and Dee Wilges, Susan Flynn and Mike and Chris Godwin, all of Celina, and Bob and Teresa Grant, St. Marys.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, Cheryl Ann, Coldwater Elementary Schools and Families of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy).
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to Families of SMA or Columbus Children's Hospital.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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