Blanche Ashmore

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Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:53 pm

Blanche Marie Ashmore, 93, of Sioux City, died Aug. 11, 2019 in Omaha, NE.

A memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 30 at Wesley United Methodist Church. Burial was at Logan Park Cemetery.

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March 1, 1926 Blanche was born and raised on the family farm near Spink. She attended a dance where a young man, (Gene) asked her to dance. They fell in love and danced the next 60-plus years together. Mrs. Ashmore served as Director of Jack and Jill Preschool for 20 years, loving every second with the children. She was most proud of being a housewife, mom and grandma. She was a true example of love to her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Mike (Bonnie) of Maple Grove, MN, and Curt (Tami) of Omaha; a daughter-in-law, (Carol) of Mulino, OR; two brothers, Joe (Helen) and Mal (Shirley); six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two siblings, Jim (Betty) and Frannie (Carl); and a son, Brad.