Katherine Ann Kelemen Blank
JASPER, Texas – Funeral services for Katherine Ann Kelemen Blank, 51, of Jasper, Texas, were held at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, with burial following at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4:30-9 p.m. on Monday, June 24, with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
A lifelong Jasper resident, Kathy died at her home on June 21, 2013. A 1979 graduate of Jasper High School, she worked for many years as the parts manager at Jasper Ford. She enjoyed volunteering to help in putting on Jasper Community Events and was involved with many Jasper Youth activities. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids, nieces, nephews and her dogs. She was an avid reader.
Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Johnny Kelemen; a brother, Stephen Kelemen; and a sister, Debbie Kelemen.
Katherine is survived by her mother, Clara Klemen of Jasper; her husband of 33 years, Craig Blank Sr. of Jasper; her sons, John (Kayla) Blank of Lumberton, and Glenn (Mandi) Blank Jr. of Jasper; a daughter, Katrina Blank of Pine Prairie; a brother, Johnny (D’Ann) Kelemen of Jasper; a sister, Mary Teresa (Tommy) Fountain of Jasper; nine grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials may be made to Lakes Area Hospice, 254 Ethel St. Jasper, Tx 75951, Susan Komen Foundation, Toll Office Hill West, 5310 Harvest Hill Road, Ste. 120, Dallas, TX 75230, or the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
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