Obit: Slone, Blanche M. (1925 - 2004)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Slone, Miller, Assis, Hutchinson, Hays, Tompach, Indykiewicz

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)

BLANCHE M SLONE

Blanche M Slone, age 79, of Streator, IL, passed away Thurs. Dec. 30, 2004 at her home.

Blanche was born June 12, 1925 in Chicago, the daughter of Leslie and Ruth Miller. She attended school at Coal City, IL Grade schools and was a graduate of Coal City High School in 1943. She was united in marriage to Grant Yates Slone on July 18, 1943 in Chicago. She worked for the Clark County Wisconsin Superintendent of Schools, secretary at the Federal Paperboard Credit Union in Morris, IL and a sales lady for Avon. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Streator.

Surviving Blanche are her daughters, Mary Slone, of Streator; Ruth (Driss Assis) Slone, of Streator; Kathleen (Rev. Richard) Hutchinson, of Neillsville; her sons, Daniel (Joy) Slone, of Streator; Richard (Anita) Slone, of Frederic; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Preceding Blanche in death are her parents; husband; a son, Grant Leslie Slone; brothers, Robert and Ralph J Miller.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 3, 2005, at the First United Methodist Church in Streator. Rev. Bryce Hays officiated. Burial was in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, IL. Musical selections were by a son and daughter-in-law Dan and Joy Slone, Rev. Richard and Kathleen Hutchinson, the Slone Family Choir and the Prairie Singers.

Pallbearers were: grandchildren, Michael and Andrew Hutchison, Rick and Scott Slone, Angela Tompach and Sandra Indykiewicz. Honorary pallbearers were great granddaughters, LeslieAnn, Rebecca, Kathryn and Madeline Tompach; grandson, Daniel Slone; and son-in-law Driss Assis.

(Additional Note)

Dear Ms. Kenyon,
I was searching for something else on the internet and came upon my mother's obituary from 2004 (amazing thing, this internet!).
In the interest of accuracy, historically speaking, would it be possible to make corrections?  There are several things that are not accurate, such as the spelling of our name and our location.  ( Our sons' names are spelled correctly, but ours is not)    I realize that this was submitted to you and it was probably printed as received, but funeral homes do make mistakes!

The corrections are these:

"Hutchinson" should be Hutchison
"Neillsville"  should be Frederic   and
"Frederic"   should be Neillsville
(In other words, Rev. Rich Hutchison and Kathy live in Frederic.  Richard and Anita Slone live in Neillsville.)
The things that need to be changed are highlighted, in bold, in red below

Thank you for any attention you might be able to give to this matter.
Kathy Slone Hutchison

 

 


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