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Marie Blank

   Marie Blank, 88, of Gladwin passed away Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Mid Michigan Medical Center-Midland.
She was born June 23, 1917 in Gladwin to Henry and Leticia Hetherington Merkle. She married Harold Blank April 23, 1934 in Wagarville. She lived in Gladwin all her life and was a member of the Free Methodist Church and various groups within the church.
Surviving are two sons, Bernard (Lois) Blank of Orion and Gerald (Linda) Blank of Saginaw; one daughter, Joyce (Duane) Cameron of Gladwin; 16 grandchildren, 20 Greatgrandchildren and 17 Greatgreat- grandchildren; and one sister, Viola Cronk of Gladwin. Two sisters, Annie Smith and Selma Brown, predecease her.
Services were held on Tuesday at the Gladwin Free Methodist Church with Rev. Phil Hortop officiating. Burial was in McClure Cemetery.

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McClure Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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