Blake Allan Lemke, 5-month-old son of Michelle and Rusty Lemke, passed away on June 24, 2009, at a local hospital.
A viewing was held Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Funeral services were held Monday, June 29, 2009, at the Mountain Home Church of the Nazarene. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery.
Blake was born on Jan. 18, 2009, in Mountain Home. He was a wonderful little boy who always had a smile on his beautiful face, "Smiley Pants." He will be truly missed.
Your heart though heavy and broken, is being held by the one who also lost a "son."
Blake is survived by his parents, Michelle and Rusty Lemke, and his brother, Tucker Lemke, all of Mountain Home, his maternal grandparents Robert and Linda Joshlin of Washington, his paternal grandparents Walter and Barbara Lemke, III of Georgia, his maternal great-grandmother Donna Winkler of Mountain Home, his paternal great-grandmother Gail Lemke of Georgia, and his paternal great-grandfather Walter Lemke II of Georgia.
Memorials in Blakešs honor can be made to American SIDS Institute, 509 Augusta Dr,, Marietta, GA 30067 or to the Blake Lemke Memorial Fund, c/o Pioneer Federal Credit Union, 250 W. 3rd Street, Mountain Home, ID 83647.