friends! On the left is Ethyl Lester and Mable Blake. Mable Blake was born on June 1, 1906, in Mason City, Iowa, her father, William, was 28 and her mother, Clarinda, was 23. She married John Arvey Anderson on October 22, 1922, in her hometown. They had four children in 16 years. She died on February 4, 1996, in Mason City, Iowa, at the age of 89, and was buried there.