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Herman Blank Estate

Edward F. Blank, Franklin Grove, Tuesday was appointed administrator of the estates of his father Herman, who died Jan. 23, 1942 at Franklin Grove and Mrs.Magdalena Blank who died at Morrison (Whiteside Co) March 5 by Judge Grover W. Gehant when the estates were filed in Lee County court.

The Herman Blank estate includes real estate valued at $2,000 and lists as heirs the following children; Mrs. Bertha Taubenheim, Franklin Grove; Martha Kleinhaus, Rockford; Helena Norris, Franklin Grove; Albert, Morrison; Walter, Eau Claire Wisc; and the administrator.

The estate of Mrs. Blank (2nd wife of Herman Blank, died March 5, 1947) lists personal property valued at $500 and real estate worth $700, listing a nephew, George Thiele, Shannon (Carroll Co) as the only heir.

Dixon Evening Telegraph 19 March 1947


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