Willard Blakely

Obituary of Willard Blakely

Willard Blakely, 96, of Zion, IL passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Waukegan, IL. Willard was born December 12, 1925 in Fairfield, IA to James and Kate Blakely. He was a previous resident of MN where he was self employed selling cigars and North Chicago, IL where he worked for the Water Department for many years. Willard loved dark chocolate, Peppermint Patties and watching old western movies with his friends. He was kind, loving and respectful of others. He will be missed dearly. Willard leaves behind to cherish his memory, his friends, Jessica ‘pretty lady’ Sinks and Ray ‘Buddy’ Arispe. He was preceded in death by his parents. In honor of his request, there are no services planned for Willard.
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