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Irene L. Blank

March 21, 1927 May 29, 2019
Irene L. Blank
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Irene L. Blank, 92, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Harrison Springs Rehabilitation Center in Corydon. She was born March 21, 1927 in Harrison County, IN the daughter of George W. and Edith Gleitz Kost. She was a homemaker and a farmer and a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, where she was active in the Women’s Circle, the worship committee, was pianist for Sunday school. In years past, she and her mother walked to the church and cleaned the church weekly for 25 cents a week. She played the trumpet in her younger years for Lanesville High School and for St. Peter’s Church. She also sang in the old Southern Indiana Chorus and church choir. She was a former 4-H leader for Busy Beavers 4-H Club, was the information coordinator for Harrison County Farm Bureau and a member of the New Middletown Homemakers. She and her husband traveled extensively worldwide after their retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Earl H. Blank, two brothers, Kenneth and Wayne Kost and two sisters, Martha Walther and Dorothy Wesselhoft. She is survived by four sons, Richard Blank (Nancy) of Richmond, IN, James Blank (Martha) of Corydon, IN, Lester Blank (Mary) of Shelbyville, KY, and Joseph A. Blank (Kathy) of McCordsville, IN and her daughter, Deborah Willis (Gary) of Westerville, OH; 15 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday, June 3, 2019 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Corydon, IN. Pastor Evangeline Anderson Rajkumar will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 PM to 7 PM Sunday, June 2, 2019 and from 9 AM to 10:30 AM Monday at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN. Memorial gifts may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church at 655 St. Peter’s Church Road, Corydon, IN 47112


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Visitation

Sunday

2

Jun

1:00 PM 6/2/2019 1:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Visitation

Monday

3

Jun

9:00 AM 6/3/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 6/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

655 St. Peter's Church Rd. SE
Corydon, IN 47112

655 St. Peter's Church Rd. SE Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Peter's Lutheran Church

655 St. Peter's Church Rd.SE
Corydon, IN 47112
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