Laurie Ann (Wallace) Blake, 64, passed away at Kalispell Regional Medical Center on October 21, 2019 surrounded by her family after a long battle with COPD. Laurie was fortunate to have her health care needs taken care of at her home by her daughter Julie Blake.
Laurie was preceded in death by her parents, Harold “Buck” Wallace and Nora Mae Wallace, her brother, Bob Wallace, and infant son Robert.
Laurie is survived by her children, Marcus and Bri Wallace, Buck and Alexis Wallace, John-Michael and Stacy Wallace, all of Kalispell, Luke and Daisy Blake of Indiana and Julie Blake of Whitefish; her siblings, Gary and Rachel Wallace of Arizona, Cheryll Wallace of Texas, Jerry Wallace of Kalispell, Michael Wallace of Kalispell, Kathleen and Jesse Chasteen of Kalispell, David Wallace of Wyoming, Deborah and Jerry Spiller of Texas, Terry and Claude Athy of Kalispell, & Christopher and Heidi Wallace of Kila; and by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Laurie was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 21, 1954. Laurie enjoyed decorating and was always ready to stop at a yard sale or antique shop. Her family considered her the “glue” of the family. Laurie was a beloved, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family.