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Womer Cemetery ~ Vivian Christine Blankenbaker ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Blankenbaker, Vivian Christine
LAST NAME: Blankenbaker FIRST NAME: Vivian MIDDLE NAME: Christine NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Burbank AKA 1: Lyday AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 17 Dec 1926 DIED: 7 Apr 2018 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Pedee, Polk Co, Oregon

1930 OR CENSUS – Vivian C. Burbank (3y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Orlando N. (34y, b Oregon, married at age 30y occupation truck driver) and Laura C. (25y, b Washington, married at age 20y) and sister Helen O. (1y, b Oregon); also with family was Glenn Davis [brother-in-law of Orlando] (23y, b Washington)

1940 OR CENSUS – Vivian Burbank (13y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Orlando (45y, b Oregon, occupation logger) and Laura (35y, b Washington) and 4 siblings, all born in Oregon, Helen (11y), Robert (9y), Thomas (7y) and Walter (4y)

1st MARRIAGE – to --- Lyday

2nd MARRIAGE – Wayne Blankenbaker & Vivian Lyday md 20 Jan 1951, Benton co, Oregon


Vivian Christine (Burbank) Blankenbaker, Dec 17, 1926-April 7, 2018

Vivian Christine (Burbank) Blankenbaker, of Dallas, died April 7, 2018, as a result of Alzheimer’s. She was born Dec 17, 1926, in Pedee, to O.N. “Doc” and Laura (Davis) Burbank. Vivian was the first of five children raised in Pedee. She graduated from Pedee High School, and then attended Linfield College in McMinnville. She married Dallas Wayne Blankenbaker on Jan 18, 1951. He died in 1981. Vivian enjoyed reading, playing piano and spending time with her grandsons and great-grandchildren. Vivian is preceded in death by her husband; sister Helen Spinney; brothers Bob, Tom and Walter “Chicki” Burbank. Survivors include her son Stan Blankenbaker, of Dallas; daughter Penny (Dave) Lowther, of Philomath; three grandsons, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in her memory. A private family service will be held at a later date. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. To share an online condolence, go to:

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, April 18, 2018




Vivian C.

1926 – [2018]

[shares marker with Dallas W. Blankenbaker]


1930 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Pedee, ED 22, sheet 2A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Pedee, ED 27-37, sheet 5A)

Oregon Marriage Index

IO, 18 Apr 2018


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