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Old 12-28-2021, 07:20 AM   #1
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Very sad news to share …

Dear Fellow Montana Owners - it is with my deepest regret, I share with you the passing of a fellow friend, Blake Sheppard. Blake has succumb to the terrible Delta variant of COVID on Christmas Eve. It happened quick and hard.

Our hearts are broken.

You see, we just met Blake and his bride, Karen, (The Social Hermits) at our first MOC Rally this year. Their site was across the road from ours. We became fast friends, the one where you felt like you’ve known each other for years. Terry and Jill Vroegindewey, Ron and Joyce Hoving, Dan and Sandy Miller Huhn - we all have a special bond. All because of meeting at the Rally.

So please if you can, raise Blake and Karen up in your prayers. Blake will be laid to rest this Friday. If you could, share a card to Karen in care of the funeral home. I know it would really touch her.

Cherish those around you. Life is short. So very short. We just don’t know when our Lord will call us home.

Rest in Heaven Blake at the Hand of
our Savior. Teach the ones before us the amazing life of rv’ing and electric bikes. Show them your kindness and generosity. Travel the Heavens delivering rv’s to all who are new to what we already know.

Until we meet again … ✝️

https://www.blileys.com/obituaries/J...#/obituaryInfo
 
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And only 50 years old. Sad.


And so many people seemingly ignoring the fact that covid is still here and a threat to all of us.
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And only 50 years old. Sad.


And so many people seemingly ignoring the fact that covid is still here and a threat to all of us.
Agreed. Lost my cousin last month. Too bad too because he was a really super guy.

https://www.fryechapel.com/obituary/glenn-johnson

We decided to do western NC this winter. Several cases of it in the campground. None of our immediate "neighbors" are vaccinated or mask wearers. Nobody wearing masks in the office either. We do not feel safe here at all so we're leaving early.
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Sorry about your friend.
Please be careful out there. We aren’t through this yet.
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So sorry to hear this news. Prayers going to his wife and family.
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Prayers from Colorado. It is hard to believe that so many people still believe this is a hoax. So sorry to get this news. Our condolences to Karen and all of Blake’s family and friends.
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So sorry to hear this. they where a very nice couple our thought and prayers to Karen and there whole family,
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We too would like to offer condolences along with our thoughts and prayers to Karen and family members.
Rest in peace Blake.
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Goodness how sad. Hard to imagine this can happen to anyone and so quickly.
Prayers for his family in this difficult time.
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So sorry to hear this, prayer for the family.
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Old 12-30-2021, 03:48 AM   #13
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Thank you one and all for your kind words, thoughts and prayers. I know on my heart Blake is looking down on all of your posts with a smile on his face and kindness in his heart. Thank you all for your prayers for Karen and their families.
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