WARSAW, Mo. — Blanche E. Shue, 88, of Warsaw, Mo., formerly of Erie, died Saturday evening, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, Mo.
She was born on Nov. 22, 1922, at Springfield, Ohio, to Ross and Maude (Cornell) Massie. She grew up and attended schools at Springfield.
She married Lawrence V. Shue on Feb. 14, 1942, at Sugar Creek, Mo. He preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1997.
She was a homemaker and her husband was a self-employed logger. They lived in McCoy, Colo., Independence and Pleasant Hill, Mo., before they retired and moved to Erie in 1986. She moved to Warsaw following her husband’s death.
She was a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Warsaw and a life member of the VFW Post No. 1000 at Independence, Mo. She loved to cook and spend time with her family and friends. She enjoyed going to the lake with her family.
She is survived by two sons, Jack Shue of Warsaw, Mo., and Joe Shue of Savonburg; two daughters, Pat Combs of Citrus Heights, Calif., and Kaye Behnke of Warsaw, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Shue; six brothers; and five sisters.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Odense Cemetery north of Erie. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie.
Memorials are suggested to the Benton County Health Department and these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 303 N. Grant St., P.O. Box 182, Erie, 66733.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralserivces.com.