Gertrude "Trudy" Faye Waits Blanchard, age 72, of Logan, died Saturday, February 2, 1991 at the Logan Regional Hospital.

She was born July 5, 1918 in Deweyville, Utah, a daughter of William C. and Grace Sheriff Waits. She married Woodrow Hale on July 12, 1935. They were later divorced. She married George Blanchard on May 5, 1947 in Brigham City, Utah. He died May 17, 1979. She was a member of the LDS Church. She had worked as a nurse at the Logan LDS Hospital, Sunshine Terrace and the Budge Clinic. She enjoyed children.Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Hale, Palm Springs, Calif; Garry Hale, Kearns; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Ellen and Kenneth Bishoff, Brigham City; sisters, Thelma and Floyd Salturn, Logan; a twin sister, Grace and C. Arthur Olson, River Heights, Utah; Shirley Anderson, College Ward, who was raised as a sister; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She waspreceded in death by two sisters.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 12 noon in the Allen-Hall Mortuary Chapel with Bishop Carl Koerner conducting. Friends may call at the mortuary Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Logan City Cemetery.

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