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Joseph R. Blandford LOWELL, IN - Joseph R. Blandford, 87, of Lowell, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mildred; children, Jeff, Laura (David) Vince, Joe (Diane), Bob (Donna), 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; siblings, Roberta (Bob) Pioli, Doris Colosimo and Dick. He was preceded in death by his son Brian, and brothers, Edward and John. Joe was a 1956 Purdue University graduate in Mechanical Engineering, and retired from Inland Steel. He served in the US Marine Corps, was a Small Business Owner, member of Lowell's St. Edward Catholic Church and an avid outdoorsmen. Visitation, Friday July 20, from 4:00-8:00, SHEETS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 604 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell. Funeral Mass, Saturday 11:00AM, at his church, 216 S. Nichols St., Lowell with Burial following St. Edward Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church's Building Fund, Share Foundation, or Fisher House of San Diego.

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Published in The Times on July 18, 2018
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