Jonathon Thomas Blank, age 31, of Maple Plain, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his home.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, April 15 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto, followed by interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; and will continue one hour prior to Mass Monday, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church.
Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Jonathon was born March 5, 1982, in Pella, IA, to Tom and Judy (Lemke) Blank.
He was bound to his soulmate, Laura Schumacher.
Jonathon was a good person, and a great son and brother to Curtis. Strong in his Christian faith, he was a compassionate young man, worried more about those that he leaves behind.
Jonathon possessed a strong work ethic that he carried over into everything he did, especially his carpentry and auto body work. He loved to volunteer and help other people, and was a Delano Jaycee member for three years.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Julia (Shumway) Blank; and an aunt, Carol Waters.
Jonathon is survived by his fiancée, Laura Schumacher; parents Thomas Blank, and Judy Blank and her partner Ronda Elias; brother Curtis and Tia Blank; grandparents Lois and Floyd Lemke; his aunt, the Rev. Lynn and Steve Schreck; and cousins Scott and Mark Schreck.