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Blanche A. Homire


Blanche A. Homire, 91, of Hiawatha, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at the Hiawatha Care Center. Funeral services at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 1:30 until service time in the Stateroom at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories.
Survivors include Patsy (Robert) Brolling of San Antonio, Texas, Rodney (Donna) Homire of Mesquite, Texas, Rhonda (Randy) Crouse of Hiawatha, Terri (Andy) Shifflett of Marion, Lori (Gary) Nelson of Phoenix, Ariz.; and son-in-law, David Justice of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Lloyd Homire; a daughter, Sherri Justice; one sister; a granddaughter, Dawn; and great-grandson, Nathan.
Blanche was born Nov. 9, 1927, to Burdette and Floy Weisert. She married Lloyd Homire in Mount Auburn on Sept. 15, 1946. They farmed in the Keystone area until 1960, then moved to Hiawatha. She did bookkeeping for her husband's business and raised six children.
She loved baking pies, cookies and kolaches. She enjoyed having a strawberry patch and a flower garden. "The Price is Right" and "Let's Make a Deal" were her favorite morning shows.
Blanche was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church and knew Jesus.
She loved the staff at Hiawatha Care Center, which was her home for the last five years. The family would like to thank the staff and all those who cared for her.
May her smile and caring ways always be remembered by her family and those who knew her.
A memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences and memories may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.
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