Lucy Blankenship died April 15. She was 90.

Mrs. Blankenship was born March 9, 1922, in Schoenchen, Kan. She moved to Kansas City where she attended Catholic schools. In 1942, she married Jess Blankenship in Amarillo, Texas. During World War II, she built aircraft for the military. In 1985, she moved to Portland to be closer to her son. In 2001, she moved to Gresham.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three sons, Dick, Bobby and Fred; one sister; and one brother. She is survived by her son, Dr. Jess Blankenship; and stepson, Jan Blankenship; along with five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army.