VisitationHaut Funeral Home - Jamestown
Jamestown, North Dakota 58401
Blanche J. Ferderer, 87, Jamestown, ND died early Friday morning June 22, 2018 at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND.
Blanche Richardson was born January 2, 1931 at Perry, KS the daughter of John Henry Richardson and Marguerite Olga (Kelch) Richardson. Following the death of her parents in the 30’s, she and her 2 older sisters went to live in New Jersey with her mother’s parents. She attended the local school where she received her elementary education and graduated from High school in 1950. After graduation she returned to Kansas. She then attended 2 years of Nursing School.
She and Johnnie Forderer were married March 23, 1952 at Linton, ND. They made their home in Kansas until 1954. In 1956 they moved back to Temvik, ND where she was a housewife. In the fall of 1956 they moved to Salt Lake City, UT until 1963. In the fall of 1964 they moved back to North Dakota. They divorced in 1975 and in 1976 she moved to Jamestown where she has continued to reside.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Jamestown for 51 years. Blanche enjoyed reading books, playing cards, dice and board games.
She is survived by her children, Mark Ferderer, Jamestown, ND; John (Vera) Ferderer, Huron, SD; Kathrine (Sheldon) Mahlum, Belinda Thompkins-Kapp and Lori (Floyd) Schieve, all of Jamestown, ND; 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild and 1 sister Evelyn (Mike) Code, Blue Springs, MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Margaret, 1 brother and 2 sisters.