Vernon F. Blankenberger, of 8904 N. State Road 65, Cynthiana, died at Sunday, January 26, 1992, at his home after an illness.
He had owned Southern Indiana Drainage Co., and was a retired
A Democrat, he was serving as president of the Posey County
Council at the time of his death. He was serving his fifth term on the
He was also a Smith Township East Precinct committeeman, a job he
had held since 1968.
He was a life member of St. Wendel
Catholic Church. He also was a member of Knights of St. John, American
Diabetes Association, Indiana Farm Bureau, American Legion Post 278, Mended
Hearts, Association of Indiana Counties, Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce and
Senior Citizens of Cynthiana.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, the former Bernice Meny, four daughters Rita Ripple of Cynthiana and Donna
Nix, Brenda Garris and Judy Voegel,
all of Poseyville; a son, Gregory of Cynthiana; four
brothers, Cletus of Evansville, Adolph of Haubstadt, Joseph of Cynthiana and
Sylvan of Kokomo, Ind., and seven grandchildren.
Services will be at Wednesday at Pierre Funeral Home,
continuing at at St. Wendel Church, with burial in
the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes