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Anna Blanche Force McIlrath
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1909
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 2001
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Blanche McIlrath 92 died at the Odyssey Hospice House, Mesa, Arizona. She was a former resident of Hartwick and Brooklyn. Interment was in Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery.

Anna Blanche Force was born in Fremont, Douglas County, Nebraska the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Bertie Roudabush Force. Blanche received her education in Brooklyn.

On June 3, 1926 she was marred to Nathaniel Clair McIlrath at Hartwick. They were the parents of four children, Max, Velma, Wallace, and Violet. Blanche and Claire farmed near Hartwick and operated a store in Hartwick before moving to Brooklyn 1939 where they operated a paint and wallpaper store and Blanche worked at the U. S. Post Office. In 1966 they moved to Mesa, Arizona.

Blanche was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Mesa, Arizona, Legion Auxiliary and was a former member of the Pythian Sisters.
Family links: 
  Benjamin Franklin Force (1878 - 1950)
  Bertha Catherine Roudabush Force (1885 - 1977)
  Clair McIlrath (1905 - 1990)
  Cecil Earl Force (1904 - 1993)*
  Etta Bernice Force Dayton (1905 - 2001)*
  Viola May Force Lineweaver (1907 - 1990)*
  Anna Blanche Force McIlrath (1909 - 2001)
  Daisy Lavone Force Miller (1910 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Row B Lot 8 Space 2
Maintained by: The Locator
Originally Created by: Thomas Henning
Record added: Oct 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16314202
Anna Blanche <i>Force</i> McIlrath
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Anna Blanche <i>Force</i> McIlrath
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Anna Blanche <i>Force</i> McIlrath
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 Added: May. 22, 2014

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