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Germaine M. Blanchard

Published July 05,2016

Obituary's Biography:

Germaine “Jeri” M. Blanchard, 81, a resident of Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake, IL, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2016, at her home. She was born January 14, 1935 in Stacyville, IA to Chryst and Mildred Mullenbach. Jeri had many artistic talents including interior decorating, sewing, and playing the piano. She was a member of St. Gilbert Catholic Church in Grayslake. Jeri was the loving mother of Mike (Mary), Terri (Steve) Fabbri, Chris (Tammy), Doug (Jennifer), and Lisa, loving grandma of Dylan, Nick, Jenna (Andrew), Tara (Jason), Alyssa (Cory), Matthew, Jonathan, and Emily, and loving great-grandma of Hannah, Evan, Ryder, Piper, and Lincoln. She was also survived by her sisters Marie (the late Duard), Elaine (the late Harold) Elizabeth (Ron), and Karen (Bill) and her brothers Melvin (Marilu), Eugene (Katie), David (Sandra), Don (Sue) and Tom (the late Pat). She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 57 years Richard Blanchard. A visitation is scheduled for Friday July 8, 2016 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 10:00 am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Advocate Hospice 365 Surryse Rd. Lake Zurich, IL 60047. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org