Mathilda “Tillie” Blank
Date of Death: Mar 30, 2015
[leftcolumn]Tillie was born July 23, 1922 in Lamartine the daughter of Otto and Rose Schmidt Redmann. On January 21, 1945 she married Milton “Jack” Blank in Brandon. The couple farmed in the Brandon area most of their married lives. Hosting Sunday family dinners was a special part of Tillie’s life. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, enjoyed watching sports on TV, reading, and “word search books.” She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brandon.
Tillie is survived by three daughters: Bev (Tom) Schmuhl of Brandon, Linda (Jim) Weinberger of LeRoy, and Carol (Keith) Weyer of Fond du Lac; two sons: David “Charlie” (Connie) Blank of Brandon, and Jeff (Micki) Blank of Brandon; 11 grandchildren: Joe (Shelly) Schmuhl, Jennifer (special friend Andy) Schmuhl, Michelle (Cody) Farrell, Heidi (Ben) Stanczyk, Jim (Melissa) Weinberger, Joshua (Monica) Weinberger, Tyler (Nicole) Weyer, Kelsey (special friend Eric) Weyer, Ashley Blank, Ryley Blank, and Nicholas Blank; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two sisters: Margaret Redmann of Brandon, and Louise Vande Zande of Hudson, MI; a brother, Ron Redmann of Brandon; and several nieces and nephews.