Helene Bechmann Blake

(August 20, 1924 — September 8, 2014)

Helene Bechmann Blake passed away September 8, 2014. She was born August 20, 1924, in Rodach, Germany, to Robert and Lena Hoffman Bechmann.

She married Denzel Thomas Blake on October 4, 1947, in Germany, and came to The United States by boat.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple on July 11, 1998. Helene and Denzel started D. Blake Electric in 1950.

Her favorite pastimes were spending time with her family at the cabin in Kolob, fishing, bowling and golfing. Helene and Denzel had two children: Debra Ann (Wayne) Haddad and Peter Denzel (Julie) Blake. They have seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, with one on the way. Helene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Denzel; two brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 13, at 9 a.m., at the St. George LDS 5th Ward Chapel, 85 South 400 East, St. George, Utah.
  • A visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 12, from 6-8 p.m.,at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah.
  • Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, telephone 435-673-4221. For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit the Metcalf Mortuary website.

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