In Memoriam

James Edwin Blanchard

James Edwin Blanchard (BS Civ Egr ’42) died March 17, 2011, at Boulder Park Terrace in Charlevoix, Mich. He was born April 3, 1918, in Albion, Mich., the son of Fred and Emma Meinke Blanchard. He graduated from Washington Gardner High School in Albion in 1936 and then MSU. On April 29, 1945, he married Dorothy Rafter, and she preceded him in death in 2005 after 60 years of marriage.