Blanche Benton

August 24, 1924 – August 26, 2016

The Life of Blanche Benton
Good bye, Blanche. You are loved.

Blanche’s Funeral

Saturday, September 10, 2016
St. Hugo of the Hills Church (main building)
2215 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

The family would like to express our deepest gratitude to all the friends and family, some of whom traveled great distances, for being together with us and sharing so many memories. We would also like to thank Paul Desmond and everyone at Desmond & Sons for their gracious and professional support.

You may download a copy of the eulogy given by Barbara Striebel here.

You may view Blanche’s online obituary here.

Queen Blanche on Mother's Day

Independent Blanche

Mom loved getting cards. This was one of her favorites on Mother’s Day. She liked being treated as a Queen. See more photos of Blanche here.

Mom and Nancy laughing at lunch in Palm Beach

Blanche's Family

Blanche loved going out to eat. Here she is with her youngest daughter, Nancy, having lunch in Palm Beach. See more family photos here.

Blanche & Bill dancing, one of their favorite things to do

Blanche & Bill

Blanche and Bill had one wonderful life together, that got better with age. See more photos of their life together here.

Blanche and Kaile

Blanche's Angel Friends

So many amazing people who cared for Blanche in so many ways. See more photos of her dear friends and caregivers here.

Still Life by Blanche Benton

Blanche, the Artist

Blanche kept her artistic talents hidden from her family for many decades. Making art turned out to be one of her favorite past times. Her art evolved over time and she created some truly unique forms of expression late in life.