Date of BirthOctober 02, 2017

Aleta P. Seville Blanco Obituary

Date of BirthOctober 02, 2017

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Date of DeathJanuary 27, 2017

Aleta P. Seville Blanco Obituary

from san angelo, Texas, United States

Aleta P. Seville BlancoSan AngeloOn July 27, 2017, (SFC) (US Army RET), Aleta P. Seville Blanco went to sit at the feet of her Lord and Savior, after a three year battle with cancer. Aleta was born on Oct. 3, 1947 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is survived by her husband, (Bill) William of San Angelo, Texas; one son, Matthew Blanco and his wife Pat of Blythe, Georgia; a sister, Lauretta Reiker and her husband Bob of Buffalo Mills, Pennsylvania; a half-sister, Kathryn McClair and her husband Dennis of East Petersburg, Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dorma Fox.Aleta joined the US Army in her late teens, and divorced her then husband while stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. She was later selected to attend the criminal investigation (CID) School at Fort McClellan, Alabama. Bill was also scheduled to start school on the same day. They met and one year later, were married in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Under the loving eyes of her now deceased father, Wilty D. Seville, and step-mother, Erma L. Masterson Seville, Aleta's biological mother, Pearl V. Bish Myers, was later deceased.Both being on active duty, Aleta and Bill travelled around the world with a two year tour in Korea and a three year tour to West Germany. They also shared assignments to various locations within the continental United States. Finally, Bill and Aleta retired, after each completing twenty years of active duty.They continued to travel to Alaska, the Mediterranean, and across the Unites States, finally settling in San Angelo, Texas in 2004. Bill and Aleta are lifetime members of the VFW, , VVA and Texas Veterans for Veterans. Visitation will be held all day Monday, July 31, 2017 at the funeral home. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, 7457 W. Lake Rd. (FM 600), Abilene, TX 79601. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Texas Veterans for Veterans, 1905 Pulliam, San Angelo, TX 76905. Online Condolences may be made at shafferpioneer.com.