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Fred John Blough

  • Birth 10 Feb 1912 Ionia County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 28 Nov 2004 Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Belding, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 98901945

"Sentinel-Standard" [Ionia, Ionia Co., MI], 1 Dec 2004:

Fred John Blough, age 92, of Saranac, passed away November 28, 2004 in Grand Rapids. He was born February 10, 1912 in Keene Township the son of Frank and Melvina [Evans] Blough. He attended Tasker School.

Fred was a self employed farmer and he retired from Lack's Industries in Cascade.

He is survived by his daughters; Diane Sue Blough and Richard Bast of Grand Rapids, Jennie Lou (Mark) Anderton of Oregon; brother, Andrew Blough of Kentucky; special sister-in-law Hazel Lumley of Bear Lake, Molly Blough of Lowell; brother-in-law Ken [Dorothy] Ritenburgh of Florida; grandchildren Diana Lynn Blough of Muskegon, Kenneth Anderton, Kelly Jean Anderton, Reid Anderton, Elliot Anderton, Gus Anderton, Vincent Anderton all of Chiloquin, OR; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Gladys, step-daughter Verity Jean Ries, five sisters and three brothers.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, at Lake Funeral Home in Ionia with Pastor Sam Butler officiating. Interment River Ridge Cemetery in Belding. You may make online condolences at:

Social Security Death Index:

Name: Fred J. Blough
Born: 10 Feb 1912
Died: 28 Nov 2004
Last Residence: Zip 49548, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, MI
SS #384-34-4518 issued Michigan [1952-1953]

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  • Maintained by: J.K.Erickson
  • Originally Created by: Carol Page Tilson
  • Added: 14 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98901945
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fred John Blough (10 Feb 1912–28 Nov 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98901945, citing River Ridge Cemetery, Belding, Ionia County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by J.K.Erickson (contributor 47763819) .