Jan Blankenship

Jan Blankenship

August 01, 1945 - August 14, 2019
Lake Forest CA

Jan Blankenship

August 01, 1945 - August 14, 2019
Lake Forest CA


Jan Blankenship, 74, passed away on August 14, 2019. She was the wife of Donald Lee Blankenship. They shared 53 years of marriage together.

Born in Los Angeles, she was the daughter of Vergenes Rogers and Pearl Marie Martin. She attended St. Anthony’s Catholic High School and Marymount University. She worked as a bookkeeper at a law firm for many years.

She was a member of Santiago de Compostela Catholic Church in Lake Forest, California. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling the world, and playing games. She was a loving and caring person, a devoted wife, mother, and friend, always thinking of others first. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Blankenship, and her children, Kari Plush, Stacy Persek, and Donnie Blankenship, and her four grandchildren, Julia, Madalyn, Mason, and Lily.

The funeral service will be held on August 24, 2019, at Santiago de Compostela Catholic Church in Lake Forest at 10:00am.

A memorial donation may be made in lieu of flowers to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (jdrf.org) to support her granddaughter, Madalyn Plush, who has Type 1 Diabetes.

Funeral Mass

  • Date & Time: August 24, 2019 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: Santiago De Compostela Catholic Church
  • Location: 21682 Lake Forest Dr. Lake Forest, CA 92630 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 951-8599

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14 responses to Jan Blankenship

  1. Kari, Jim and family,
    There are no words we can offer you to bring you comfort but know you are in our continuous thoughts and prayers.
    Mike, Laura, Kevin and Chase

  2. Anne Kahle says:

    Such a beautiful lady both inside and out. She will be missed.

  3. Carol Rapp says:

    Don and Family,
    I have such sweet memories of Jan’s friendship over the years. She was kind and loving and a very special person in my life. I share your sadness and I will miss her too.
    With love and condolences,

  4. Our condolences to you, Don, and your family at the loss of Jan. We will miss her.

  5. Margie Gomez says:

    Dear Don and family.

    We’re so, so sorry for your deep loss. Jan was a wonderful human being. She will be missed by many.

    Bob & Margie Gomez

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