Harvey E. Blanden
Harvey E. Blanden
  • October 7, 1931 - November 13, 2009
  • Illinois

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Harvey E. Blanden, age 78, of Dunlap, passed away Friday Nov. 13, 2009 at 4:11 a.m. at Pekin Hospital.

He was born Oct. 7, 1931 in Chicago to Wesley and Alma (Werner) Blanden. He married Joan Prentiss Dec. 17, 1960 in Berwyn, IL. She passed away May 18, 2000 in Dunlap.

Survivors include one son, John Blanden of Dunlap, two daughters: Diane Blanden of Downers Grove, Barb (John) Flynn of Pekin, one sister, June Castleberry of Berwyn, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Harvey was a Foreman for Electro-Motive Division in McCook, IL. He was a member of the American Philatelic Society.

Funeral services will be Tuesday Nov. 17, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Davison-Fulton Anderson Chapel in Chillicothe. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Blue Ridge Cemetery in Edelstein.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online tributes may be made at www.Davison-Fulton-AndersonChapel.com