David D. Blanchard, age 78, passed away December 1, 2014 at Oakland Manor. He was born in Crow Wing Township, Minnesota on July 12, 1936 to the late George H. and Ethel I. (Cripps) Blanchard. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 5 brothers and 4 sisters. David is survived by his wife, Cleo Blanchard; children, George Blanchard (Tammy), Chancey Blanchard, Barbara Rennie, Keith Blanchard, Scott Blanchard (Tammy), Melissa Blanchard (Andy), Sarah Opal (Patrick), Jennifer Blanchard (Angel); 4 sisters; 16 grandchildren. Visitation is Wednesday 6-8PM at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home. Memorial service is Thursday 10AM at the funeral home. Inurnment is in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimers Association.