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Russell A. Blankenship

Russell A. Blankenship

Rosary:
Friday, January 12, 2018
6:00 PM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
24116 Marian Ave.
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Visitation:
Friday, January 12, 2018
6:15 PM until 8:00 PM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
24116 Marian Ave.
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Mass of Christian Burial:
Saturday, January 13, 2018
10:30 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
24116 Marian Ave.
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

 

Russell Allen Blankenship, 59 of Glenwood, Iowa entered into rest at his home on January 8, 2018 in rural Glenwood, Iowa. He was born on June 28, 1958 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Joseph Richard and Marian Delores (Fost) Blankenship. Russ graduated from Glenwood High School in 1977. He was employed with Mid-American Energy as a sub-station technician until his retirement.

Russ had a passion for the great outdoors which included hunting, fishing, golf and shooting. He was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Glenwood.

Preceding Russ in passing were his parents and infant son, Joseph Allen Blankenship. Survivors include his children, Devonne and husband Seth Marshall and their daughter Cora Jane of Glenwood, Iowa; Joseph Blankenship and fiancé, Emilie Congdon and their son, Graham of Greenfield, Iowa; siblings, Doug and wife Dian Blankenship of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Randy and wife Jacque Blankenship of Glenwood, Iowa; Mike and wife Colleen Blankenship of Glenwood, Iowa; Betsy and husband Mike Larrison of Omaha, Nebraska; girlfriend, Sherri Mclean Doumis of Bellevue, Nebraska; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

Interment will be in the Glenwood Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established.

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