Jun. 3, 2009 Superior Nuckolls County Nebraska, USA
Blanche Marie Bargen, the daughter of Raymond and Nellie (Burns) Wood, was born on October 19, 1925 on a farm near Superior, Nebraska. She passed away on June 3, 2009 at Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior, Nebraska at the age of 83 years.
Blanche grew up attending Pleasant Valley Country School, and graduated from Superior High School with the class of 1944. She was baptized on March 6, 1952 at the First Methodist Church and confirmed on December 18, 1953 at Salem Lutheran Church being a member of Salem Lutheran Church rural Superior, Nebraska.
Blanche was united in marriage to Orlin Bargen on November 8, 1953 at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Superior, Nebraska. This union was blessed with three children.
Blanche was an employee of The Superior Publishing Company since the fall of 1944 and retired after 50 years with the title of society and general news editor. She was a member of the Nebraska Press Women, past president and served as secretary two years, Superior Business and Professional Women's Club, Superior Unit of National Association of Parliamentarians, Superior Eagles Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles Club founding member of 56 years, former member of Superior City Planning Commission, serving 12 years and Salem Lutheran Church Circle II. She enjoyed photography.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Orlin of Superior, Nebraska, daughters Linda Bargen and husband Jerry Holtorf of Lincoln, Nebraska, Judy Baker and husband Kelly and son, Vaughn Bargen all of Superior, Nebraska; two grandchildren, Casey Voichoskie and husband Corey and Chelsea Baker; other relatives and a host of friends.
Services at: Salem Lutheran Church, Rural Superior, Nebraska Time of Service: Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 2:00 PM
Clergy: Pastor Harold Stromer
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nebraska
Memorials to: Memorial suggested to Salem Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 282, Superior, NE 68978 or in care of www.pricefuneralhomes.com
Visitation: Friends may call or stop by Thursday 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home: Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, NE 68978, 402-879-3900