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Alma Blankenship

March 11, 1953 — April 1, 2023

Bucyrus

 

Alma Lois "Heath" Blankenship, age 70, passed away at Altercare of Bucyrus April 1st 2023. Alma was born March 11, 1953 in Bucyrus to the late Doris Adrynne "Styer" Heath Matthew and Charles Wilber Heath.  On Oct. 12 1973 she married David Allen Blankenship they separated February 16, 1994. She was also preceded in death by a newborn son, Nicholas Blankenship November 11, 1982 and son David Blankenship November 11, 1989 and another son, Shawn Duston Blankenship on August 26, 2021 also a brother, Charles Perry Heath, and half-sister, Rosalee King.

Alma is survived by four sons, Christopher Zapior-Blankenship (Robert Blankenship-Zapior) of Bucyrus, Justin Charles Blankenship, of Bucyrus, and Scott Dewight Heath; grandchildren, David Light Jr., Elizabeth Nicole (Nate Culwell) Blankenship, Isaiah Charles Blankenship, and Alison Lily Blankenship, and great-granchild, Theo Allen Culwell.

Alma was a graduate of Wynford High School class of 1972. She worked for 5 years at SPI in Bucyrus and then went on to work for Arundale of Mt. Gilead for 23 years, which became Encore, and later went on to be named Core Systems LLC where Alma had become disabled and retired from in 2011. She was known as the crazy cat lady due to her grandkids always bringing her more strays to take care of.

There will be a graveside service at 11AM Wednesday April, 5th. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be left to the Crawford County Humane Society. Moments of remembrance may be left online at www.munzpirnstill.com

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