TAMPA, Fla. - Blanche V. Gilmore, 96, of Tampa, Fla., died Monday, May 22, 2006.
She was born in Nebraska, lived most of her married life in Le Mars, Iowa and moved to Tampa to be near family in 1991. Her life revolved around her home and family.
She was a devoted wife and loving mother to her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Twila (Mrs. Larry Neumayer) of Sauk Rapids, Minn., Sandra Klitzke, and Myrna (Mrs. Tom Rohlfsen) of Tampa; 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Gail B. Gilmore; a daughter, Kela Nelson; and sons-in-law, Gerald Nelson and Vern Klitzke.
Private services will take place at a later date. The Garden of Memories Funeral Home in Tampa is handling arrangements.
The family would like to thank the Bayada caregivers and LifePath Hospice for their care.