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Blanche Marie Beman Richards
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1902
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1948
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Blanche Marie Dockstader died at age 45. She was a lifelong resident of Des Moines.
She was survived by her husband, Murray; two sons, Kenneth of Des Moines and Frank of Long Beach, Cal. Two sisters, Rose Kline of Des Moines and Mrs. Lola Taft of West Des Moines and three grandchildren.

Murray Dockstader was Blanche's third husband.
Her son Kenneth was by her first marriage to Kenneth M. Young
Her son Frank was by her second husband to Frank Richards.
Her sister Rose Kline of Des Moines, was actually a 1/2 sister. Rose was the child of Nancy Catherine and John Vass.
Lola Taft of West Des Moines was also actually a 1/2 sister. She was the daughter of Joseph Beman and his first wife. There was also a son Fred to that marriage not mentioned in the obituary. (he might not have been living)
The three grandchildren would have been:
Sharon Richards, Frank Richards and Gary Richards, the three oldest children of Kenneth and Marie (Gruening) Richards.
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Family links: 
  Nancy Catherine Connett Beman (1859 - 1929)
  Kenneth Joe Richards (1920 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Vandalia Cemetery
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Anna Richards
Record added: Feb 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84939324
Blanche Marie <i>Beman</i> Richards
Added by: Anna Richards
Blanche Marie <i>Beman</i> Richards
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Beautiful Roses for our Dear Grandmother Blanche on this Valentine's Day. We Love You and soon will meet you in Paradise. Rest In Heavenly Peace.
- Frank and Anna
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012

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