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Mrs Blanch Elizebeth Schmerbauch Nix
Birth: May 8, 1926
Rombauer
Butler County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 2010
Lebanon
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA

Blanch S. Nix, 84 of Winter Street in Claremont, NH died Monday, June 14, 2010, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, following a period of failing health. She was born in Rombauer, MO on May 8, 1926, a daughter of Charles and Julia (Sutton) Schmerbauch and had been Claremont resident since 1963 moving here from Cochituate, MA. She married Harding E. Nix on April 26, 1952, in Granite City, IL. Blanch graduated as class valedictorian from McCray-Dewey High School in Troy, IL in 1944. She also received a diploma from Western Union in Crawfordsville, IN, and then was employed as a Western Union Operator in Granite City. She hated getting "killed in action" telegrams and seeing families waiting to hear. After going to Comptometer School in St. Louis, Blanch became employed by General Steel in Granite City in 1951 and Raytheon in Waltham, MA. She and her husband owned and operated Nix's Store on Hanover Street Extension in Claremont, NH, for many years. She enjoyed baking, sewing, crafts, yard sales, reading, jigsaw puzzles, hummingbirds and taking care of her family. Members of her family include her husband, Harding E. Nix, Claremont, NH; a daughter, Judith Castellini and her husband, Herbert, Unity, NH; a son, Charles Nix and his companion, Elizabeth Dyke, Claremont, NH; three grandchildren, Lindsay Comora, Lynn, MA; Laurel Castellini, Ocala, FL; Christopher Nix, Sr., Claremont, NH and several great grandchildren, five brothers, Roy Schmerbauch, IL; Erwin Schmerbauch, IL; Robert Schmerbauch, IL; John Schmerbauch, Ocala, FL; three sisters, Viola Schmieg, Granite City, IL; Dorothy Schmerbauch, St. Louis, MO; Ella Prendiville, Melbourne, FL; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, James H. Nix in 2007, six brothers, Charles, Eugene, Arthur, Daniel, Joseph, Marcus, and a sister, Pauline Lewis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 18, in St. Joseph's Church with the Rev. Stanley Piwowar, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles H Schmerbauch (1880 - 1959)
  Julia B Sutton Schmerbauch (1899 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Harding Ernest Nix (1928 - 2011)*
 
 Children:
  James Harding Nix (1957 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Herman Schmerbauch (1917 - 2003)*
  Marcus John Schmerbauch (1919 - 2000)*
  Joseph George Schmerbauch (1920 - 2002)*
  Pauline Mary Schmerbauch Lewis (1922 - 2007)*
  Ella Mae Schmerbauch Prendiville (1924 - 2012)*
  Blanch Elizebeth Schmerbauch Nix (1926 - 2010)
  Daniel Lee Thomas Schmerbauch (1928 - 1959)*
  Arthur Ardell Schmerbauch (1932 - 2010)*
  Roy Cletus Schmerbauch (1933 - 2011)*
  Eugene Francis Schmerbauch (1937 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Mary Cemetery
Claremont
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Judith Ann Nix Castellin...
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
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Mrs Blanch Elizebeth <i>Schmerbauch</i> Nix
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Mrs Blanch Elizebeth <i>Schmerbauch</i> Nix
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