Joseph Richard Blankenship, 79 of Glenwood, died May 14, 2013. Funeral services were Friday, May 17, 2013, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Glenwood. Rev. Howard Fitzgerald officiated. Interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery. Peterson Mortuary of Glenwood was in charge of arrangements.
Joe was born Sept. 28, 1933, in Omaha, Neb., to Joseph and Margaret (Sutej) Blankenship.
Joe is survived by his children, Doug of Council Bluffs; Russ Blankenship, Randy Blankenship, and Mike Blankenship all of Glenwood; and Betsy Larrison of Council Bluffs.