Womer Cemetery ~ Dallas Wayne Blankenbaker ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Blankenbaker, Dallas Wayne
LAST: Blankenbaker FIRST: Dallas MID: Wayne
BORN: 13 July 1923 DIED: 10 Mar 1981 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Inavale, Nebraska
DEATH PLACE: Tualatin, Clackamas Co, Oregon

1930 NE CENSUS – Wayne Blankenbaker (6y, b Nebraska) enumerated with parents Ivan (34y, b Nebraska, married at age 23y, occupation farmer) and May (29y, b Missouri, married at age 18y), and 3 sisters, all born in Nebraska, Maxine (10y), Nadine (8y) and Iva May (4y); also with family was servant Fred Boher (27y, b Nebraska, occupation farm labor)

1940 OR CENSUS – Wayne W. Blankenbaker (16y, b Nebraska) enumerated with parents Ivan D. (44y, b Nebraska, occupation farm labor) and May H. (40y, b Missouri) and 6 siblings, Nadine D. (18y, b Nebraska), Iva M. (14y, b Nebraska), Nick (9y, b Nebraska), Louis J. (8y, b Nebraska), Jack E. (6y, b Nebraska), Wanda W. (4y, b Colorado) and Boyd W. (1y, b Colorado); family was living in Webster co, Nebraska in 1935

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


Dallas Wayne Blankenbaker, 57, of 14175 SW 112th St, Tigard, died in Meridian Park Hospital at Tualatin, Oregon on Tuesday evening, March 10. He was born in Inavale, Nebraska on July 13, 1923 the son of Ivan and May Stratton Blankenbaker. He attended schools in the Pedee-Kings Valley area. He served in the army during World War II. He married Vivian Burbank on Jan 20, 1951, in Corvallis. The family lived in Eugene prior to moving to Tigard in 1970 where Mr Blankenbaker was employed by Georgia-Pacific. Surviving are his wife, Vivian of Tigard, son Stan of Tigard, daughter, Penny Lowther of Philomath, mother, May Blankenbaker of Boise, Idaho, brothers, Jack and Bill of Salem, Bobby of Phoenix, Ariz, sisters Lois Kubena of Boise, Idaho, Nadine Witherspoon of Salem, Jo Coburn of Salem and Iva Snieder of Lincoln City, along with three grandsons. Services were held March 14 at 1 pm in the Bollman Funeral Home in Dallas, with Stan Sullivan and Tom Hinkle officiating and burial was in the Womer Cemetery at Pedee. 

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, March 18, 1981, 6:2-3




Dallas Wayne

1923 – 1981

[shares marker with Vivian C. Blankenbaker]



1930 NE CENSUS (Webster co, Walnut Creek, ED 22, sheet 2A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Benton co, Kings Valley, ED 2-17, sheet 1A)

Oregon Marriage Index

IO 18 Mar 1981, 6:2-3