Wilma M <I>Harlan</I> Blenz

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Wilma M Harlan Blenz

  • Birth 17 Apr 1914
  • Death 10 Dec 2003
  • Burial Colville, Stevens County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 35867666

Obituary, The Spokesman-Review, December 15, 2003

Funeral for Wilma Margaret (Harlan) Blenz, 89, will be today at 1 p.m. at Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville.

Mrs. Blenz, a lifelong resident of the Kettle Falls and Colville areas, died Wednesday.

She was born on her grandfather's homestead south of Cheney. Her family lived in the Leadpoint, Wash., area until 1924, when they moved to Colville.

Mrs. Blenz attended the Leadpoint Grade School, and in 1933 she graduated from Colville High School.

In 1936 she married Lloyd Blenz, and the couple lived on the Blenz family farm between Kettle Falls and Colville. Her husband died in 1996.

Her hobbies included embroidery, crocheting, quilting, dancing and writing poetry. She also cooked many meals for ranch hands.

Survivors include four sisters, Norma Nasburg, Elaine Windsor, Elva Mote and Jeanne Hole, all of Spokane; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Colville Food Bank.


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  • Maintained by: Cheryl Webber
  • Originally Created by: Washington State Cemetery Association
  • Added: 14 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35867666
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilma M Harlan Blenz (17 Apr 1914–10 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35867666, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Colville, Stevens County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl Webber (contributor 47642006) .