Gerald Otis Blanchard

Male 1925 - 2019


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  • Born  1 Jun 1925  Charles City, Floyd, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Feb 2019  Marshalltown, Marshall, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Waterloo, Memorial Park Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      Gerald Otis Blanchard was born on June 1, 1925, in Charles City, the son of Ernest and Kathrine (Shoup) Blanchard. Gerald graduated from Charles City High School.

      He served his country in the United States Navy for two years. After his honorable discharge,

      Gerald spent four years in Bible Seminary in Oregon.

      He married Janice Jones. They later divorced.

      Gerald was a minister and also worked for Council on Aging for many years until his retirement. Gerald spent his life serving God and helping people.

      Gerald died at the age of 93 on February 1, 2019, at the Iowa Veteran’s Home in Marshalltown.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James; two brothers, Harold and Kenneth; and two grandsons, Justin and Randy.

      Gerald is survived by a special friend of many years, Judy Niedert; six children, Paul (Terri) Blanchard, Charise (Michael) Miller, Naomi (Michael) Palomarez, Rebecca Vaughan, John (Roberta) Blanchard, and Sharon (Arnold) Schares; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren.
    Person ID  I16723  Moon Anderson Family History & Genealogy
    Last Modified  27 May 2019 

    Father  Ernest Leroy Blanchard,   b. 1902,   d. 1989 
    Mother  Kathryn Frances Shoup,   b. 17 Aug 1901, Bradford Twp., Chickasaw, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1984, Charles City, Floyd, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Oct 1921  New Hampton, Chicksaw, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F8498  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. Gerald Otis Blanchard, Jr.
    Last Modified  27 May 2019 
    Family ID  F2497  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Janice Jones 
    Divorced  Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. James Blanchard
     2. Paul Blanchard
     3. Charise Blanchard
     4. Naomi Blanchard
     5. Rebecca Blanchard
     6. John Blanchard
     7. Sharon Blanchard
    Last Modified  27 May 2019 
    Family ID  F29581  Group Sheet


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