RONALD RUDIE BLANKE was born on May 28, 1930 and passed away peacefully on Monday, November 3, 2003 at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 52 years, Vi, his four children Terry, Debbie (Chris), Dale (Norm), Ron (Patty), and his eight grandchildren; Angela, Kevin, Ryan, Leah, Dallas, Nicole, Matthew and Jonah. Siblings Albert (Shirley), Edward, and Clara (Ivan), brother-in-law, Jim, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive him.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home in Vernon on November 8, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Tea Room. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the charity of your choice.

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Pleasant Valley Funeral Home (250) 542-4333. Condolences may be emailed to

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