|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1930|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1954|
Mrs. Thomas Blankenship Dies at Local Hospital
Mrs. Theodora Marie Blankenship 23, wife of Thomas J. Blankenship, farmer, died at 2:15 o'clock this morning at the Atchison hospital. She had been ill two months with leukemia and entered the hospital Monday. She previously had been a patient at the hospital. The Blankenship home is 10 miles south of Atchison on route 1.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran church, the Rev. Edward Hauer officiating. The body is at the Stanton mortuary and will lie in state at the church for an hour prior to the services.
Besides her husband Mrs. Blankenship is survived by two daughters, Cheryll Lynn, 2 1/2, and Linda Sue, 1; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore McCune, Potter; two sisters, Mrs. Delwin Bomberger (Irma), Meriden, and Jennean McCune of the home and two brothers, Marvin Wayne McCune, Atchison, and Elmer Glenn McCune of the home.
Theodora Marie McCune was born on route 1, Leavenworth, Nov. 7, 1930. She moved here with her parents in 1942. She attended Central grade school and was graduated from Atchison High School in 1949. Her parents moved to Potter in 1950.
June 22, 1949 she was married to Thomas J. Blankenship at Leavenworth.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran church and the Ladies Aid society. Mrs. Blankenship was a loving wife and daughter and a wonderful mother.
Published in the Atchison Daily Globe, January 7, 1954
Theodore Medill McCune (1898 - 1980)
Myrtle Elizabeth Batchelor McCune (1903 - 1980)
Theodora Marie McCune Blankenship (1930 - 1954)
Marvin Wayne McCune (1933 - 2013)*
Elmer G. McCune (1936 - 2009)*
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Eileen Manning
Record added: Aug 29, 2011
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