Blanche A. Morris

Blanche A. Morris passed away May 24, 2018, in Templeton, at the age of 90. Blanche was born July 8, 1927, in Rockville, Neb. Her parents, Joseph and Mary Grudzinski, were Midwestern farmers.

Blanche moved to Paso Robles in 1946. She and her first husband, Fred Pavey, had a son (Ralph) and a daughter (Linda). After the untimely death of her first husband, Blanche married Ernest Morris, who was in the Navy at that time. Blanche and Ernie raised Blanche’s two children. She was always interested in and enjoyed Ernie’s art career.

She liked dancing, music, gardening and volunteered at Twin Cities Hospital for 30 years, but most of all she enjoyed her family.

She is survived by her beloved husband Ernest for over 60 years, son Ralph (Diane), four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Linda Smith, her father, mother, six brothers and four sisters.

Private funeral services will include only family members.


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