Theresa Ellen Blanc

Theresa Ellen Blanc, 58, of Raytown, MO passed away November 20, 2017 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5609 Norfleet Rd, Kansas City, MO.

Theresa was born April 7, 1959 in Kansas City, MO. She graduated from Winnetonka High School in North Kansas City, MO. She loved her church and church family. Theresa also enjoyed crafting, reading, traveling, teaching and mentoring children, and especially loved her dog, Mocha.

Theresa is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Patricia Taegel, and her husband, Garve’ Blanc. Survivors include her daughter, Christina Pohlman (Matt); her grandchildren, Samantha and Cody Pohlman; her sisters, Sharon (James), Mary and Kathryn; her brothers, James (Michele), Timothy (Xiomara); her nephew Brent Cady; her nieces, April, Amanda, Jay, and Angela; 2 great nephews and 5 great nieces.

Theresa will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Great Plains SPCA.


  1. Laura Dale on November 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

    Bitsy – I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Thank you for allowing me to be in her life for the all too short time we were in New Orleans. It is always nice to meet someone with a similar sense of humor. Tess will be greatly missed. She did bring laughter and brightness to people in her life.
    My heart and thoughts are with you and your family.

  2. Lisa & JD Schehrer on November 28, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Bitsy – We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Lisa & JD Schehrer

  3. Laura Barham on November 28, 2017 at 11:27 am

    Bitsy- I am sorry for your family loss. My prayers have been for you to find peace in the memories of your sister and the good times you all have.

  4. Deb Trigilio on November 28, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    Bitsy – I am truly sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers for strength and comfort are with you and yours.

  5. Steve Cady on November 28, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    I always remember her as a sweet lady. Quiet and unassuming. Even with that she was a presence in the room and you always knew she was there. The world was a better place with you in it Tess. But heaven is now. Love you

  6. Jerri Sue Gienger on November 28, 2017 at 11:58 pm

    Rest in eternal peace sweet cousin. Love, Jerri Sue Gienger

  7. Deb Spurgeon on November 29, 2017 at 8:55 am

    So sorry to hear about you loss Bitsy. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Amy Parman on November 30, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Bitsy, I’m sending lots of love and healing to all of you. You and your family are in my prayers.

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