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Dale Blakenbaker

May 25, 1944 ~ September 13, 2020 (age 76)


Cecil Dale Blankenbaker 76 years old. Longtime resident of Felt, OK born May 25, 1944 died September 13, 2020.


He was born to Leo Cecil Blankenbaker and Ruby Fern (Williams)Blankenbaker. He was raised up around Latham and Beaumont, KS. He started his career as a cowboy at the age of 12 doctoring summer cattle on a nearby ranch. At the age of 19 he joined the army where he became an MP for the duration of his military career. After the military he returned to being a cowboy.

He lived his life chasing his dream of being a cowboy, doing anything related to horses and cattle, including rodeo, and anything he could do off a horse. It was while working on a ranch Near Clayton NM when he met his wife Sharrel (Warner)Blankenbaker and moved to Felt, OK where they raised their family.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his father(Cecil), mother(Ruby) and wife(Sharrel).

He is survived by his sister Rosalie Smith of Newton, KS, daughter Kendra Jones of Lawrence, KS, sons Damon Blankenbaker, of Ramona, CA, Clint Blankenbaker of Atlanta, KS, Justin Blankenbaker of Jacksonville, FL, and 10 grandchildren, Katie Jones-Hoyt, Sabrina Jones, Dylan Blankenbaker, Cassidy Blankenbaker, Coleton Blankenbaker, Marcella Blankenbaker, Mariah Blankenbaker, Chance Blankenbaker, Grant Blankenbaker, and Garrett Blankenbaker. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Private Family services will take place at Boise City Cemetery.

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