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Opal Mary Hamann Blondeau
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1916
White Rock
Roberts County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 2011
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Opal Blondeau, 94, formerly of Elizabeth, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Broen Memorial Home in Fergus Falls.

Opal Mary Blondeau was born Aug. 13, 1916, in White Rock, S.D., the daughter of Albert and Edith (Watson) Hamann. She grew up at Tenney, and moved to Fergus Falls with her parents. Opal graduated from Fergus Falls High School and later worked at the Five and Dime.

In 1938, she married Charles "Buster" Blondeau in Fergus Falls at Our Lady of Victory. In 1946, the couple moved to Elizabeth, where they owned and operated "Buster's Place" for 30 years. After moving back to Fergus Falls to the home her father built, she worked at Broen Memorial Home as a supervisory cook.

Opal was a member of St Elizabeth's Catholic Church Christian Mothers. She devoted her life and love to her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Colleen (Stephen) Waller of Alexandria, Debra Blondeau of Minneapolis and Rebecca (Lucien Mesilas) Blondeau of New Jersey; three sons, Charles Jr. (Deb) Blondeau, Steven (special friend Stacy Galasso) Blondeau, daughter-in-law, Jean Blondeau all of Fergus Falls, and James (Bonnie) Blondeau of Ashby; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Opal was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles "Buster" Blondeau; son, Tom Blondeau; brothers, Arlo and Reno Hamann.

Visitation: Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home

Service: 11 a.m. Thursday, at St Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Elizabeth

Clergy: Father Stan Wieser

Burial: St Elizabeth's Catholic Church Cemetery, Elizabeth

Family links: 
  Albert Fred Hamann (1888 - 1949)
  Edith M Watson Hamann (1893 - 1978)
  Charles Francis Blondeau (1913 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Elizabeth Cemetery
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Feb 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65005182
Opal Mary <i>Hamann</i> Blondeau
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- T Burt
 Added: Jul. 29, 2011

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