Nathaniel H. "Cy" Blanton, passed away December 23, 2006 after celebrating his 91st birthday in November.
He graduated from the US Army Air Corp Academy in November 1941. Cy was stationed in the Philippines. His extensive military career included Australia, World War II, Korea, Japan, Pentagon, Alaska and volunteer services in Vietnam. Nathaniel retired from a military career of 24 years as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Cy and Madeleine returned to and have been residents of Samish Island after traveling and working in several endeavors.
Cy enjoyed people and his jovial nature created a long list of friends. Among many hobbies he enjoyed entertaining, reading, painting, carving totem poles, camping, traveling, flying, fishing and oriental cooking.
He is survived by Madeleine, his wife of 64 years and several cousins in Washington and Oklahoma.
At his request no services will be held.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 728 134th Street SW #101, Everett, WA 98204 and Samish Island Fire Department or charitable institutions of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington.
Published in Skagit Valley Herald Publishing Company on December 27, 2006
(entered by Barb)
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Madeleine Hopley Blanton
1920–2007 (m. 1943)
Ola P Blanton
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