In Memory of

Rev. Blake Gilbert Wolf

October 31, 1950 - February 13, 2024


Born Oct. 31, 1950, Blake was blessed with an amazing, Christ loving spouse, Deb (Deborah Ruth Samuel), children and grandchildren.

A 1977 graduate of Concordia Seminary, Blake served for 40 years as both a pastor and Christian fundraiser.

From 197 4-1984 he was a manager, then Director of Development, for the International Lutheran Laymen’s League (Lutheran Hour Ministries.) For 25 years he was President of Blake Wolf Associates serving many ministries helping them gain financial support. Those ministries included LCMS World Relief, LCMS World Mission, the Joint Seminary Fund, and many others.

At the same time, Blake was active in parish ministry serving as a sole pastor at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Oakville and part time assistant at St. John’s Lutheran Church in St. Louis and Christ Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunset Hills.

Before retiring in 2017, Blake served for 10 years as Director of the Sustaining Fund at Concordia Seminary.

Blake and Deb love Psalm 73:26: My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


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My Dear Friend, Deb…My ❤️is with you & yours, as I remember you telling Miriam Dorm about Blake💕We were all so excited for you as we all got to know this tall dark handsome guy come to see you! Fast forward to many years when Blake served CMLC where my daughter & family are members. I love you, Deb… loved Blake for the amazing man he was…You are in my thoughts & prayers🙏In Christ, Pam


Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063