Blanche I. Zenz, 94
Blanche I. Zenz (Thompson) born May 8, 1927 in Max, North Dakota to Roy and Katherine (Krebsbach) Thompson. Blanche attended school in rural Max and Garrison High School.
She married Warren C. Nelson in 1945. Two sons were born in this marriage. Warren C. Nelson died in 1949. Blanche then married Elmer R. Zenz in 1953 in Max, North Dakota. Four children were born to this marriage. The couple engaged in farming at rural Max, North Dakota until 1967. They moved to Columbia Falls, MT and Elmer worked at the Aluminum Plant until this death in 1978. Blanche lived in Columbia Falls until her death on May 11, 2021.
She was preceded in death by Warren, Elmer, and one son, Richard. Her parents and six brothers and three sisters.
Blanche is survived by 3 sons; Larry Nelson, Warren Nelson, and Mark Zenz. Two daughters, Irma Willett, Darlene Cameron. Six granddaughters and one grandson. 2 step-granddaughters and two step grandsons, 14 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Mass will be held at 11 AM Friday June 11th at St. Richard Catholic Church in Columbia Falls, MT.
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