Deceased Classmate: 1965 BLANKERT EDWARD
Date Of Birth: 1946
Date Deceased: 2004
Age at Death: 57
Cause of Death:
Classmate City: South Bend
Classmate State: IN
Classmate Country: USA
Was a Veteran: Yes Air Force
Survived By: DAUGHTER JENNY
Edward Anthony Blankert
Apr. 10, 1946 - Nov. 25, 2004
Edward Anthony "Tony" Blankert, 58, of MacArthur Avenue, South Bend, Ind., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 25, of natural causes in his home.
Tony was born April 10, 1946, in South Bend, to Edward T. and Vesta Blankert, both preceded him in death.
A long time resident of South Bend, Tony graduated Central High School in 1965. He entered the Air Force in June 1966 and served two tours in Vietnam. He spent much of his life in the company of others, working in the restaurant and bar industry. He is a previous owner of The Boat Club. At the time of his passing he had been employed in distribution with Ameritech for 15 years.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Jennie Marie Blankert, currently attending Purdue University; and three sisters, Candy Trotter of Cincinnati, Ohio, Vickie Richardson of Temecula, Calif., and Bonnie Woodard of Ivanhoe, Calif.
Services will be held Friday, Dec. 3, in Saint Anthony De Padua Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m., where friends may call one hour before services.
McGann Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to Toys for Tots or an unwrapped children's gift or book be brought to the services.
South Bend Tribune