Lafayette “Lafe” Blanchard

Lafayette “Lafe” Blanchard

Birth
Lee County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Nov 1951 (aged 78)
Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Burial Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 186567731 · View Source
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Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, November 22, 1951, p. 4
Lafe Blanchard – Lafayette Blanchard, son of Emaline and Justice Blanchard, was born March 5, 1873 in Lee County, Ill., and died Nov 10, 1951 at the Armstrong Nursing Home in Bedford, Ia., where he had made his home since May 1951.
March 14, 1892 [1898], he was married to Ida Loretta Gray, and to this union two sons and three daughters were born. Mrs. Blanchard preceded her husband in death, May 30, 1949 [May 29, 1949].
Those who survive are Roy Blanchard, Clearmont, Mo, Harley Blanchard, Bigelow, Mo, Iva Mascher, Coin, Ia, Maude Glines, New Market, Ia.; Hattie Bush, Maryville, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Lula Blackney, Hopkins, Mo. Fifteen grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, three brothers and one sister who reside in Kansas, also survive.
Funeral services were held Nov 13, 1951 at the Foster-Harman Funeral Home with the Walker Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. The Rev. Clarence Woollard of College Springs officiated.
Music was furnished by Miss Aletha Hutchings and Mrs. Doris Forbes. Six grandsons served as pallbearers and six granddaughters were flower girls. Burial was at Hopkins, Mo.
[Note: March 14, 1892 is the date of Ida Loretta Gray’s marriage to Edward Shelton. Lafayette Blanchard’s marriage to her took place March 14, 1898. Source: Her obituary.]


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  • Created by: Julia Johnson
  • Added: 11 Jan 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 186567731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lafayette “Lafe” Blanchard (4 Mar 1873–10 Nov 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 186567731, citing Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Julia Johnson (contributor 47176433) .