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Ethel Gertrude Richards Blend
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1893
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1975
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

She married Frederick Blend on 16 Aug 1919 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa

From the "Des Moines Tribune"
14 Mar 1975.
"Mrs. Ethel R. Blend"
Services for Mrs. Ethel R. Blend, 82, of Riverview Manor Convalescent and Nursing Home, 701 Riverview St., will be at 1 P. M. Saturday at Westover Funeral home, with burial in Masonic Cemetery.
Mrs. Blend died of arteriosclerosis Wednesday at the nursing home after a five-year illness.
A lifelong resident of Des Moines, she was a retired secretary and a member of the Order of Eastern Star and Westminster United Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a son, James F., of Des Moines, three grandchildren and a great grandchild.
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(Thanks to Ann Bowler for this obituary. Note that Ethel is buried to the right of her husband) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles James Richards (1861 - 1910)
  Eva Elatin Bailey Richards (1862 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Frederick Brackett Blend (1888 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  James Frederick Blend (1931 - 1975)*
 
 Sibling:
  Iva Jane Richards Mock (1884 - 1961)*
  Ethel Gertrude Richards Blend (1893 - 1975)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Sep 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29540112
Ethel Gertrude <i>Richards</i> Blend
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Ethel Gertrude <i>Richards</i> Blend
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