Blanche Y Shreve



Blanche Y Shreve

Shreve, Blanche Y., 90, of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Baptist East Hospital.

She was born in Gloucester City, NJ to the late Clyde and Olive (Tyas) Young. She moved to Louisville in 1942 where she graduated from Shawnee High School in 1945 and Bryant & Stratton College in 1946. She married Don H. Shreve on April 6, 1963 at Meadowview Presbyterian Church, where they were both long-time members.

She was employed by DuPont Company for 20 years, Robert Massey Company and Reid Real Estate. She was an officer/member of the Submarine Wives Club as her husband was an active member of the United States Submarine Veterans of World War II.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Don H. Shreve; and brother, Robert C. Young.
She is survived by her brother, Jay Maitland Young, PhD, of Chicago; step-son, Preston R. Shreve, of Florida; brother-in-law, Robert M. Shreve, of Smithfield, KY; sister-in-law, Teddi Young, of Louisville; nephews Kevin Young, MD, of Lake Charles, LA, Brian Shreve, of Fayetteville, NC, and Mark Shreve, of Taylorsville, KY; nieces Karen Young, of Autumn, CA, Sue Parker, of Knoxville, TN, LeeAnne Christiansen, of Cordova, TN, and Harriet Hart, of Lawrenceville, GA; and several great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Arch L Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Road, Louisville Kentucky with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will take place from 12:30pm until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kosair Children's Hospital.

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