Blanton, Nola on Thursday, December 23, 2010. Dear wife of the late Forrest W. Blanton; dear sister of Carol Young and the late Don Pretzsch and Lola Pretzsch; dear aunt and friend to many. Nola loved her pugs and also loved reading poetry to the blind and teaching cryptograms to Sunrise employees and residents. Services: Memorial services on Saturday January 8, 2011 at 1 p.m. at KRIEGSHAUSER WEST Mortuary, 9450 Olive blvd., Olivette, MO with a reception to follow the memorial service. Interment private. Friends desiring, donations may be made to Human Society, SSM Hospice or a charity of choice. Condolences to www.kriegshausermortuary.com.