Blanche StanleyName: Blanche Stanley
Date of Death: September 6, 2013
Age at death: 93
Blanche G. Stanley, 93, of Bradenton, FL passed away September 6, 2013. Blanche, one of three daughters, was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on December 5, 1919 to the late Wesley and Martha Todd. Blanche graduated from St. Cloud State Teachers College in (1942) with a B.A. in Music and Social Studies. She was married to Dean A. Stanley on June 4, 1943 until his death in 1998. Blanche and family lived in Washington, Iowa from 1957 to 1985 where she taught music in the Washington Jr. High School for 23 years. Blanche and Dean moved to Fort Myers, FL in 1985 and she moved to Bradenton in 2001.
She was survived by her children, Charlotte (Jay) Taylor of Knoxville, TN, Craig (Kathy) Stanley of Bradenton, and Corinne Stanley, of Iowa City, IA, three grandchildren, Ryan (Jesse) Taylor, Sarah (Steve) Stanley, and Alison (Heath) Rogers and three great-grandchildren. Blanche lived a life trusting in God’s guidance and was always involved with her local church either as teacher, choir director or accompanist. Blanche had many loves including travelling and her music, but most of all she loved her family, friends and her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of the Westminster Manor, 1700 21st Ave. W, Bradenton. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.