Marsha  Blake
Marsha Blake, 66, of Washington, Indiana, went to be with Jesus on March 22, 2020, at the IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, at 6:45 pm.
She was born to Brayton and Imogene (Krodel) Thompson on March 26, 1953, in Washington, Indiana.
Marsha married the love of her life, James R. Blake on Nov. 27, 1971.
She was a member of the Twin Oaks Holiness Church in Petersburg, Indiana, and loved Jesus. Marsha lived life to the fullest...she loved laughing and did it often. She loved playing games, telling jokes, hosting parties for family and friends, and antiquing anywhere their travels took them.
She designed and they built her dream home. She had an amazing talent for combining and arranging their antiques, family heirlooms, and her preferred current style to make her home look like a picture from a magazine.
Marsha had the awesome privilege of staying home and raising her girls. Christmas traditions, family vacations, and special family gatherings were a priority for her.
In recent years, she especially loved just being home, playing her baby grand piano, having her kids, grandkids, family and friends over, driving her 1965 red Mustang, their annual trips to Florida, and, as we said before, laughing and having a good time.
Marsha is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Diane (Thompson) Ross. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim of Washington; and her daughters, Denise Bittinger of Indianapolis, Indiana, Nicole (Stephen) Cassady of Beavertown, Pennsylvania; and her five grandchildren, Cammi and Bentley Bittinger, Blake, Chloe and Ashton Cassady.
A private funeral and burial will be held. A special Celebration of Life service will be announced after the quarantine is lifted.
Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee is honored to serve the family of Marsha Blake.
Published on March 23, 2020


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The Kevin Bodine Family
Mar 27, 2020
We are so very sorry for your loss and hope you will accept our deepest condolences. Be comforted in the knowledge of the love of Jesus.
With love and hugs,
Kevin, Diedre, Jacob and Jonathan
The Kevin Bodine Family
Mar 27, 2020
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Roger Krodel
Mar 24, 2020
I came into the Krodel family in 1959 when I married Marsha's uncle, Roger, and met this lovely girl in 1960 on my first visit to Indiana. From that day forward, and all the years since, whether we were in Indiana, or she and her family were visiting us in California, or letters and phone calls, Marsha has always lived in my heart, as one of the nicest, happiest and funniest persons I had ever met. She was a treasure...and will be greatly missed.
Mar 23, 2020
Denise, Cammi, and Ben...
Praying you'll be blessed with sweet memories and comforted by the Holy Spirit.