1930 Shirley 2021

Shirley Blankenship

January 8, 1930 — October 8, 2021

Shirley Mary Rose Carol (Van de Klashorst) Blankenship 91, of Noblesville, IN. passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. Shirley was born to the late John and Marguerite (St. Onge) Van De Klashorst on January 8, 1930, in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Shirley moved from Canada in 1947. She lived in various places, California, Massachusetts, Lawrence IN, Indianapolis, Mooresville, Greenwood, and Noblesville. Shirley met the love of her life at her first job in Indianapolis, at Williamson Well Made Candy Factory, over a batch of hot butterscotch candy that Al was making. She also worked at Decatur Central High School, Indianapolis Airport, and Rotowhirl. Shirley married Albert E. Blankenship on January 12, 1949, in Indianapolis, IN. Her hobbies included horseback riding, snow skiing (in her younger years), sewing, do crossword puzzles, and read mystery novels. Shirley was a member of the Church of Christ.
Shirley is survived by her daughter; Kathleen Allen (Mark), granddaughters; Cicily Allen, Marci Kellar (Chad), Aimee Garner (Tim), great grandkids; Maddie Kellar, Luke, Cole Garner and brother; Floyd (Sylvia) Van De Klashorst.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Blankenship, sisters; Blanche, Lorraine, and son-in-law; Mark.
There will be a Graveside Service on Monday, October 18 at 12:00 PM. Service location will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, State Road 135, Greenwood, IN.
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Monday, October 18, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Forest Lawn Memory Gardens

1977 S St Rd 135, Greenwood, IN 46143

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