Irene Blank

Irene M. Blank, 78

Sauk Centre

Oct. 12, 1934 - Feb. 5, 2013

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre for Irene Blank who died at Fairway Pines Assisted Living in Sauk Centre. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the mass at the church.

Survivors include her five children, Dale "Termite" (Pam) Blank of Monticello, Dean "Aardvark" (Mary) Blank, Dann "Charlie" (Beryl) Blank, Glennis "Tink" Blonigen and Dennis "Bucky" (Sandy) Blank, all of Sauk Centre; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen "Bob" Blank on April 8, 2006; parents, Leo and Helen (Kulas) Friedrichs; and brothers, Jerome Friedrichs, Gerard "Bud" Friedrichs, and Cyril "Peanuts" Friedrichs.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on Feb. 7, 2013