Harl E. Blank, 84
Harl E. Blank, 84, of Allegan died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at his home under the care of his loving family and Wings of Hope Hospice.
Harl was born Feb. 20, 1931, in Kalamazoo, the son of the late Harley and Lucille May (Skinner) Blank. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving in the Korean War. He worked at a paper mill in Kalamazoo, a chemical factory in California, and then moved back to Allegan where he worked at Ken's Tire, Shell Gas Station and Ace Hardware.
On Feb. 22, 1985, Harl married Nancy Thompson who survives. They enjoyed 30 wonderful years together. He is also survived by his three sons, David Blank, Keith and Sheila Blank, Rodney and Kathy Blank; his daughter Cindy Williams and Sean; three step children, Monica Strand, Keith and Tania Strand and Jeff and Kelly Strand; three brothers, Ronald and Alberta Blank, Wayne and Jane Blank and Terry and Sandy Blank; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and his furry friend Sugar.
Harl was preceded in death by his daughter Connie.
Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, July 2, for one hour prior to the memorial service at noon at Christ Community Church in Allegan.
Memorials may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010.
Arrangements are being provided by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com.