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Carl Herman "Skip" Blankenhorn

August 9, 1940 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 81)

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Carl Herman "Skip" Blankenhorn, 81, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Sunday, November 14th, at St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg.
Born in Friedensburg on August 9, 1940, he was a son of the late Herman & Edith (Laubenstein) Blankenhorn.
He was married for 62 years to his wife, Carol A. (Runkle) Blankenhorn.
Skip was of the Protestant faith.
He worked most of his life at the former Walk In Shoe Company, Schuylkill Haven. Skip worked until his death as a crossing guard for the Schuylkill Haven School District. This job brought him much joy.
Skip was a member of the Rainbow Hose Co. No. 1, & the North Ward Social Club, and frequented the D&D Bar, all in Schuylkill Haven.
In addition to his wife, Carl is also survived by two daughters: Ginny, wife of Earle Kull, of Schuylkill Haven; & Tammy, wife of Donald Kistler, of Hamburg; grandchildren: Eric Yorski, husband of Brandi, Ohio, Jessica Yorski, companion of Melvin Alexander, Schuylkill Haven, Brielle Commings, Hamburg, & Tyler Kull, fiance of Lily Rucker, Hamburg, great-grandchildren: Colsten & Selah Yorski, and Zamonie, & Asia Alexander, four sisters: Marion Bartolett, of Auburn; Karen Sylvester, of St. Clair; Doris Brown, of Friedensburg; Carol Sullivan, of Schuylkill Haven, and numerous nieces & nephews.
In addition to his parents, Skip is also preceded in death by brothers: Marvin "Marty", Vernon "Louie", Paul, & Harold "Butch" Blankenhorn, and sisters: Fay Potts, Sharon Koch, & Emily Ney.
Services & interment will be privately held at the convenience of the family.

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