James Winston Blanke, 86, went to be with the Lord on February 17th at his home in Virginia Beach. A native of Norfolk, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and owned Aspen Tile. He was a former Sunday School teacher and member of Glad Tidings Church, Norfolk.
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We are so sorry for your loss, we will be praying for you and Jason during this time.
Mr.Blanke was a great man.He was a pleasure to talk to. May he rest in peace. Our prayers are with the family. The Turnages
I am sorry for your loss.Jimmy was the nicest man I ever met in my construction career of 30 years!He always had something positive to say.
My condolences Rich Dutko
I remember Jimmy as one of the nicest men I ever met.
My heartfelt sympathy for his wife Betty who was also one of the nicest ladies I ever met. My prayers for all of the family. God bless all of you
Jason sorry for your loss I know you will miss your father very much. My prayers are with you and your family.
In case you do not know me I am Craig’s sister.
My heart goes out to the Blanke family. Its been years since I have seen you all.I am very sorry for your loss and hope that God will welcome Winstons arrival in heaven. Willie and Dorothy had a huge amount of respect for him and their friendship. May God bless this family and heal their hearts.
Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. We pray that God gives you peace and strength in the days that follow. We are sorry for your loss.
We are very sorry for the loss of your father. I know words are never enough during times like this but just know that we are thinking of you and your family.
Dave, Ann and Arra Knudson
Aunt Betty & Jason, Uncle Winston was not just a Uncle to me,I felt like he was my Dad. He was a kind and gentle man who loved the LORD with all his heart.There is no doubt he is in heaven with the LORD. May you find comfort in knowing that.
Betty and Jason,
It is hard to express how sorry I am for your loss. I remember “Big Winston” when you all used to visit Alabama. We had such wonderful times. He was truly a man of God. My thouhts and prayers are with you both. Much love to all of your family.