Mary Catherine Blankenship
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Mary Catherine Blankenship, 84, of Evansville passed away Thursday February 28, 2013 at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Mary was a graduate of DePaul School of Nursing in St. Louis, MO and worked as a RN until she began her family. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and St. Monica Alter Society. She and her husband Dan had 13 children, they and their families were the love of her life.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Dan R. Blankenship; son, Gerard Blankenship and daughter-in-law, Charlotte Blankenship.
She is survived by her sons, Steven Blankenship and wife Beverly, Dave Blankenship, Rick Blankenship, Larry Blankenship and wife Robin, Tom Blankenship and wife Lisa, Tony Blankenship and wife Kim, Eddie Blankenship, Pat Blankenship and wife Leigh, and Ben Blankenship and wife Debra; daughters, Kathy Blankenship, Maureen Blankenship and Carol (Blankenship) Exline and husband Bob; 19 grandchildren,; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Metheney.
Visitation will be from 2:00 - 8:00 pm Sunday March 3, 2013 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714 with a memorial service at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue from 9:30 - 10:00 am Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3010 E. Chandler, Evansville, IN 47714.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am Monday March 4, 2013 at the church with Fr. Alex Zenthoefer officiating.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to
in her honor.
Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on Mar. 2, 2013