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Blanche E. Ickes

Died: Tue., Apr. 12, 2011

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Blanche E. Ickes, 91 of Medina, OH, formerly of Lemont, Pa. passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Emeritus at Medina. She was born April 2, 1920 in Marion Twp., Pa. The daughter of the late Michael E. Confer and Eva L. Schenck Confer.

Blanche attended the Furnace School and Howard High School. On October 28, 1940 she married Jasper H. Holt, who preceded her in death on October 8, 1963. On September 20, 1968 she married Harold H. Ickes, who preceded her in death on September 27, 1981.

Blanche was a homemaker for most of her life and devoted herself to the efficiency and upkeep of her home. She also worked briefly for Halls, Erie Ceramics, and in private service.

Blanche is survived by two daughters; Judith R. Bush and her husband Alvin of Lafayette Twp., OH, and Jennifer "Kay" Alter and her husband Thomas of Ocala, Fl. four grandchildren; Marla Wojtala and her husband Paul of North Royalton, OH, Heather Bush of Lafayette Twp., OH, Alicia Palonis and her husband Joseph of Geneva, IL, and Thomas Alter and his wife Tressa of Manassas, Va, five great-grandchildren; Ashley Wojtala and Alexander Wojtala of North Royalton, OH, Kayla Palonis and Paige Palonis of Geneva, IL, and Tegan Alter of Manassas, VA, and one sister Ruth G. Bowes of Mill Hall, Pa. She was preceded in death by two brothers; Robert W. and Gordon E. Confer, Three sisters; Nancy Leah Glossner, Alice L. Day and Rosetta J. Lomison.

Arrangements are pending at this time and will be announced when completed.


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