Herbert "Gene" Blank, 87, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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He was born January 8, 1927, in Boonville, Missouri to the late Herbert Raymond and Iva Lucille (Waller) Blank. He married Lou Earlene Selsor on March 17, 1949, in Lamar, Missouri. From 1954 to 1958, Gene proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He owned and operated Herb's Trucking in Boonville, Missouri for a decade. His family was of the utmost importance to him.
There will be a visitation from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Missouri Honor Flight, 1400 Forum Blvd., Ste. 1-C, Box 334, Columbia, Missouri 65203, or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Memorial Funeral Home/Columbia
1217 BUSINESS LOOP 70 W
Columbia, MO 65202
Published in Boonville Daily News from Apr. 22 to Apr. 30, 2014