Sue Hutchinson Blenden, 75, formerly of Orofino

      Sue Elizabeth Hutchinson Blenden passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston.
      She was born to George and Luella Hutchinson on Dec. 18, 1937, in Orofino. She married Larry Blenden on Jan. 9, 1954. They spent much of their married lives in Orofino and moved to Lewiston in their later years.
      Sue enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles, playing cards and spending time with her family.
      She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Larry Blenden; son, Gary Blenden of Austin, TX; daughters, Karen Freeman (Tom) of St. Maries, Lori Blenden of Lewiston, LeAnn Troyer of Boise; and daughter-in-law, Colleen Blenden of Lewiston. She is also survived by sisters, Bonnie Hawk of Boise and Joanne Reed of Lewiston. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John Hutchinson; her son, Michael Blenden; and her grandchildren, Justin Blenden and Jessica Freeman.
      A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Crosspoint Alliance Church in Lewiston.
      Memorials may be sent to the Boys and Girls Club of Lewiston.

Transcribed by Michal Berreth Beck, 2014

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