|Gladys Irene Herren Blanchard
October 12, 1923–September 14, 2010
|Gladys I. Blanchard, 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at Clover Ridge, Maquoketa, Iowa.
A celebration of her life was held Friday, September 17, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Lahey Funeral Home in Maquoketa. Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lahey Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa, Iowa.
Gladys Irene Herren was born October 12, 1923 in Sand Springs, Iowa, the daughter of John A. and Lucille (Lang) Herren. She graduated from Onslow High School, Onslow, Iowa.
She was the manager of Andrew Jackson Care from 1972 to 1974, and worked in food service at Jackson County Public Hospital in Maquoketa, for fifteen years.
Gladys enjoyed crocheting, gardening, crossword puzzles, baking and making angel food cakes.
She is survived by five children, Carolyn (James) Regenwether of Maquoketa, Helen Pearce of Cedar Falls, LuAnn (Ken) Wagner of Maquoketa, Robert Blanchard, Jr., and James Blanchard; fourteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two brothers, Paul (Helena) Herren of Anamosa and Kenneth (Joanne) Herren of Lansing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Edna Schnoor and one grandson.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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