Van Blokland, Icis L. – Obituary

Icis L. Van Blokland, 91, of Tigard and formerly of La Grande, died Tuesday, Dec 25, 1990, at St. Vincent Hospital in Portland.

A private family interment service was held Friday at the Island City Cemetery. A memorial service will be held later.

Mrs. Van Blokland was born Aug. 21, 1899, at Kansas City, Mo., to Haskell and Letitia (Halstead) Bryant. She moved to Island City in 1912 and married Ray Van Blokland on Oct. 14, 1924. He died in 1949. Following her husband’s death, she moved to La Grande where she lived until moving to Tigard in 1987.

She was a lifelong member of the La Grande United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Ruth Robinson Circle and was a member of the Chapter I, P.E.O. Sisterhood for 69 years.

Survivors include her daughters Virginia Robertson of Tigard and Marjorie Folsom of Aloha; one granddaughter and two great-grandsons.

Memorials may be made in her name to the La Grande United Methodist Church Memorial Fund in care of Payne Family Mortuary, 1508 Fourth St., La Grande.

Contributed by: Mike and Nancy

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