Memorial services will be 3:00 p.m. January 24, 2013 at Villa Pines Living Center in Friendship, Wisconsin.
Blanche was born April 4, 1941 in Marquette, Michigan to William Lester and Lydia (Casteel) Smith. She married in April 27, 1970 to James H. Syers. They made their home in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Blanche worked as a cook, in child care, and was a homemaker for her family. They retired to Adams County, Wisconsin in the late 1980’s.
Blanche enjoyed crafts, playing darts, bingo, fishing, supporting the Packers, making others laugh, and spending time with her family and friends.
Blanche was a member of the Red Hat Society.
Blanche was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; sister, Patricia King;
Daughter: Penny (Jim) Wren of Nevada
Grandchildren: James C. DeLorey, James P. Wren and Deean (Steve) Garcia
Great-Grandchildren: Pauline, Briana, Andrea, Christopher, Phillip
Brother: Billy (Kathy) Smith of Michigan
Sister: Val (Elliot) Tomkins of Michigan
Brother: Peter Jenkins
Further survived nieces and nephews: Julie, Karen, Joe, Rex, Stephanie, Barbara, Royce “Tom”,
Joseph, Jessica, Cindy and Samanta; other relatives, and friends.
Blanche was a caring and loving women, we will miss