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Elmer W. Blankmann

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Elmer W. Blankmann Obituary
Blankmann, Elmer W. 94, entered into eternal rest on August 3, 2013 surrounded by his family at home. Elmer now is dancing in heaven with his wife Helen, who died the morning after their 50th wedding anniversary in 1999. Elmer was born and raised in St. Louis, MO and the oldest of four children born to Anton and Maria Blankmann. He was a graduate of St. Louis University and proudly served in the 5th Army Air Corps with the 63rd Air Service Group during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. Elmer relocated from Parkersburg, WV to Merritt Island, FL in 2006. Survivors include his brother Robert B. Blankmann of St. Louis, MO; his four children: Barbara Falck of Cape Canaveral, FL, Donna Blankmann-Alexander (Bill) of Merritt Island, FL, Bill Blankmann of Charleston, WV, and Paul Blankmann of Tampa, FL; and four grandchildren: Susan Falck, Brian Falck, Jennifer Jones (Joe), and Anthony Blankmann. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Elmer and Helen Blankmann Scholarship Fund, in care of the WVU-P Foundation, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 261049922 Elmer's legacy will endure across time reflected in the countless acts of kindness and good deeds he shared with all those whose lives he touched. His eyes now are closed to this world, while his heart is open to all of eternity.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Aug. 11, 2013
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