Elena Rose Blankenship, 22, of Lansing, formerly of Niles, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022.
She was born in Mishawaka, Indiana, on March 19, 2000, to Andrew and Valen (Robbins) Blankenship.
Elena was one of the most loving and caring young ladies that you would have the honor to meet, she always wanted to make sure others were taken care of. She always had a huge smile and an energetic personality. Even when times were hard, she always maintained a positive outlook.
She was preceded in death by her father, Andrew Blankenship Sr.
Elena is survived by her mother, Valen Robbins of Lansing, siblings, Andrew Blankenship Jr., Isaiah Robbins, Makiya Rushing, Brionna Blankenship, Destiny Blankenship, Angelica Blankenship, Lazaro Blankenship, along with a host of extended family.
Her family will be celebrating her life privately.
Elena’s family has requested memorial contributions be made to Brown Funeral Home directly or to her Fund the Funeral account, https://fundthefuneral.com/elena-rose-blankenship, to assist in bringing her back home to Michigan.
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