Rae Mary Blackman

F, (17 October 1934 - 28 July 2010)
     Rae Mary Blackman was born on 17 October 1934 at Iowa. She was the daughter of Ray Dean Blackman and Genevieve Romane Wright. Rae Mary Blackman married Gilbert Eugene Knudsen in 1954. Rae Mary Blackman died on 28 July 2010 at age 75 years, 9 months and 11 days.
     Her obituary was published on 30 July 2010 in the Des Moines Register, printed in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Her obituary stated:

     Mary Knudsen, 75, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born October 17, 1934 in Des Moines to Ray and Genevieve Blackman.

     Her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with family.

     Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gil Knudsen; children, Terry (Jan) Knudsen, Mike (Bobbie) Knudsen, Molly (Alan) Moses, and Chris Knudsen; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles Blackman and Glenn (Willie) Blackman; sister, Helene (John) Hutt; sister-in-law, Christina Blackman; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and beloved friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Gene Blackman.

     Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, August 2, 2010 at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave, Des Moines, with burial at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. Friends may visit with family from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the funeral home.

     Memorial Contributions may be made to the family in loving memory of Mary.

Child of Rae Mary Blackman and Gilbert Eugene Knudsen

Last Edited=27 Sep 2012