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Blanche Brandenburg

July 7, 1917 February 1, 2015
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Obituary for Blanche Brandenburg

Blanche Elizabeth Brandenburg, 97 of Menlo passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at the Stuart Community Care Center. Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, February 6th at the Stuart-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church in Stuart. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Rose Hill in Menlo. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Stuart Community Care Center Foundation and sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Blanche Elizabeth Brandenburg was born July 7, 1917 the daughter of Charles Eldridge Barnhouse and Emma Etta Mains Barnhouse on a farm northeast of Casey in Beaver Township. She attended Country School and Casey High School. She was united in marriage to Carl Brandenburg on April 8, 1939 and in 1944 they purchased a farm and lived there the rest of their lives enjoying farming very much. There were many neighbor boys that helped Carl and Blanche on the farm. Carl and Blanche helped raise Bill and Kenneth Brandenburg, both of whom are now deceased.

Blanche always enjoyed having family dinners at the farm. Her hobbies included: gardening, bowling, fishing, boating and traveling. Blanche enjoyed worshiping at the Menlo Methodist Church, where she was a member over 70 years and served as a member of the UMW Women. She was active in Adair County Farm Bureau, serving as chairperson, Garden Club and the Needlecraft Club. She loved working with people and will be missed by many relatives and friends.

Blanche was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Floyd and Wayne and a sister, Luene Guthrie.

She is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

6

Feb

10:00 AM 2/6/2015 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/6/2015 11:00:00 AM
Stuart-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church

219 NW 2nd Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Stuart-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church
219 NW 2nd Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Service

Friday

6

Feb

11:00 AM 2/6/2015 11:00:00 AM
Stuart-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church

219 NW 2nd Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Lunch will follow committal service at the church.

Stuart-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church
219 NW 2nd Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Menlo
Menlo, IA 50164

Menlo Menlo 50164 IA
United States
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