In memory of
BERNARD "BEN" JONGBLOOD
Jongblood, Bernard "Ben" - 92, born in Indiana on September 22, 1924 passed away October 3, 2016 at home in Anaheim from congestive heart failure. Ben and his parents, Maynard & Susan Jongblood moved to Artesia to become Dairy Farmers in 1926. Ben attended Excelsior High School in Norwalk. He joined the Army in 1943, serving in Europe til the end of the war. Ben returned home to marry his sweetheart, Tiene Mankes on June 6, 1947. He moved his dairy in Norwalk to Cypress in 1955. In 1966 the land was bought by the school district to build Cypress High School. Ben worked in maintenance for Anaheim Union High School District til retirement in 1989. He enjoyed woodworking, reading, traveling with Tiene on road trips. Ben will be missed by his wife Tiene, son Maynard Jongblood, and daughter Jeanne Blier.
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