Blanche Ashmore

Blanche Marie Ashmore, 93, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Aug. 11, 2019 at a nursing home in Omaha, NE. A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial will be at Logan Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to

March 1, 1926, Blanche was born and raised on the family farm near Spink, S.D. She attended a dance where a young man, (Gene) asked her to dance. They fell in love and danced the next 60 plus years together. Blanche served as director of Jack & Jill Preschool for 20 years loving every second with the children. She was most proud of being a housewife, Mom and Grandma. She was a true example of love to her family and friends.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Mike (Bonnie) of Maple Grove, MN., Curt (Tami) of Omaha, NE.; daughter-in-law, (Carol) of Mulino, OR.; brothers, Joe (Helen) and Mal (Shirley); six grandchildren, Adam (Mei), Allison (Matt), Alaina (Ostin), Andrew, Taylor (Debbie), Joseph (fiance', Leslie), and great grandchildren, Ava, Owen, Naveila, and Airo.

Blanche was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gene, siblings Jim (Betty) and Frannie (Carl), and her son Brad.

Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church.