|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 2002|
Eleanora M. Blackford, 79, of Sioux City, died Monday 10 June 2002, at a Sioux City hospital foloowing a brief illness.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Boniface catholic church, with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. a rosary at 6:30 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m. at Meyer brothers Colonial Chapel.
Mrs. Blackford was born 1 June 1923, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Francis & Mary Loretta (Gainor) Schmid. She grew up in Sioux City and attended Sioux City schools.
She married Robert F. Blackford on 26 May 1943, in Blair, Neb. She worked for St. Joseph Hospital for many years & then retired from Marian Health Center on 2 December 1983. Mr. Blackford died 21 October 1981 in Sioux City. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Survivors include 2 daughters & their husbands, Mary M. & Henry Hansen and Kathy & Leroy Provost, both of Sioux City; 2 sons & their wives, Gerald 'Russ' & Trula Blackford and Robert & Barb Blackford, both of des Moines; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Schmid.
source: Sioux City Journal
Robert Frederick Blackford (1917 - 1981)
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 14, 2012
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