Blanche Mary LARSON

On Sunday September 14, the angels came for Blanche at the age of 82, after a serious stroke. Blanche was born February 3, 1926 in Shell Lake, Saskatchewan. Blanche attended school in Shell Lake and Shellbrook, Saskatchewan. In 1952, she met Hank and they moved to Lloydminster were they resided until 1958. With a young family, they moved to the BC Interior, settling around Hixon; following work, they moved to 100 Mile House in 1966, where they resided until their deaths. Blanche was an active bingo player, was a member of the Legion in Forest Grove, where she was the first woman elected to the executive. In her later years, she lived at the Pioneer Haven before moving to the Carefree Manor for the remainder of her life. Blanche is survived by her 3 children: Cye Roth, 100 Mile House; Brenda Bittner (Wayne), 100 Mile House; and Bobby Roth (Melanie), Lloydminster, Saskatchewan; 6 grandchildren: Steven Bittner (Kam), Vancouver; Jamie Bittner (Russ), 100 Mile House; Leah Bittner, 100 Mile House; Sam Roth of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan; Tammy Roth (Matt), Lloydminster, Sask.; and Jenny Russell, Williams Lake; and 5 great grandchildren: Ethan, who always made her smile; and Ryan, Dan, Bradley and one on the way. A memorial service will be held at the Carefree Manor on Sunday September 21, 2008 at 2 p.m. We love you Mom, Nana, Granny! No funeral service by request.

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