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Marie Blank


  Marie Blank, 88, of Gladwin, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at the MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland.

  She was born June 23, 1917, in Gladwin, to Henry and Laticia Hetherington Merkle. She married Harold Blank, April 23, 1934, in Wagarville. She had lived in Gladwin all her life, and was a member of the Free Methodist Church and various groups within the church.

  She is survived by her sons, Bernard and Lois Blank of Orion, and Gerald and Linda Blank of Saginaw; her daughter Joyce and Duane Cameron of Gladwin; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; and sister, Viola Cronk of Gladwin. She was predeceased by her two sisters, Annie Smith and Selma Brown.

  Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Gladwin Free Methodist Church. The Rev. Phil Hortop will officiate, with burial at the McClure Cemetery.

  Friends may call at the Sisson Funeral Home in Gladwin, today from 2 to 8 p.m. .

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: 9/24/2005. Name: Marie Blank}
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McClure Cemetary
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Midland daily News, Midland, MI
P:B10 C:1-3
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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