BROKEN BOW — Ilene K. Blakeman, 97, of Broken Bow died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Brookestone View in Broken Bow.

Graveside service is 10 a.m. Friday at Merna Cemetery west of Merna with the Rev. Mark Seiker officiating.

Visitation will be until 7 p.m. today at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.

Govier Brothers Mortuary will comply with the CDC and state of Nebraska. We sincerely encourage each person to decide whether to attend based on the best interest of your health and that of your community.

Ilene was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Callaway to John P. and Anna (Schmidt) Blakeman.

Survivors include her cousins, Ben Heskett of Merna, Kerry Heskett of Merna, Russ Heskett of Loveland, Colo., Dale Schmidt of Merna and Beverly Atkins of Kimball.

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