Ernestine  Bland

Ernestine Bland

October 19th, 1962 - August 2nd, 2019
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Ernestine Bland was born on October 19, 1962 to Sarah Lee Bland and
Ernest Silver. Her parents preceded her in death.

Friday, August 2, 2019 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago,
Illinois Ernestine passed away.

Ernestine attended and graduated from Ralph J. Bunche Elementary
School. She was given a scholarship where she went away to high
school in Michigan, later returning to Chicago and attending Lane
Tech. She later moved to California staying with her cousin Raymond.

Ernestine attended South Western College. She received her certification
in Nursing Assistant and also joined the Job Corps. She later returned
to Chicago where she had various employment opportunities, working
as a CNA, Home Aide and in Food Service.

Ernestine had rededicated herself to Christ this year at Living Word
Christian Center in Forest Park, Illinois.

Ernestine leaves to cherish her fond memories: Sister, Diane Triplett
(Eddie) of Melrose Park, IL; brother, Jerome Bland (Zelda) of Oak Park,
IL; three nephews, Demetrius Triplett of Normal IL, Jeron and Antoine
Bland of Chicago, IL; two aunts, Cora M. Bland of Chicago, IL and
Anner Barnes of Kansas City, MO; and a host of other relatives and
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    Saturday August 17th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Saturday August 17th, 2019 3:00pm
    Smith and Thomas Funeral Home
    5708 West Madison st
    CHICAGO, IL 60644
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    Saturday, August 17, 2019 Service: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Smith & Thomas Funeral Home 5708 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60644


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