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105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293

Blano "Johnnie" Granda



  Visitation:  No Formal Services


Blano Granda 83, of Trenton, IL born September 21, 1923, in Taylorville, IL died Friday September 14, 2007 at Clinton Manor Nursing Home in New Baden, IL 

Blano, remembered by many as Johnnie, was retired from Sears Roebuck & Co in East St. Louis, IL and Fairmount Park Racetrack in Collinsville, IL. Blano was also co owner with his wife of Granda’s Early American Antiques in Trenton, IL. He has served aboard the U.S.S. Ault during WWII as Guners Mate 2nd Class serving throughout the Pacific Theater of Operations including being at Tokyo Bay Japan for the signing of the peace. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Esther Maxine Granda, a son Rick Granda, his father Joseph Granda and mother Esperanza Granda 

Blano is survived by his daughter Donna Schulte of Belleville, IL 

a son Jon (Charlene) Granda of Trenton, IL  

a sister Mary Marin of Columbia, IL 

a brother Marino Granda of Addieville, IL.  

Also surviving are his three grandchildren Tamra Schulte, Jason Granda and Jared Granda. 

One great grandchild Tristan Rangel 

Mr. Granda has been a well known figure at local area antique auctions and flea markets for well over 35 years

And will be sadly missed by all who knew him. 

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the many fine employees and volunteers associated with Heartland Hospice and Clinton Manor Nursing Home for their love, support and kindness during this difficult time. 

According to Blano’s wishes there will be no formal services.  Friends may send condolences to the Granda Family, P.O. Box 115 Trenton, IL 62293 

Memorials can be made to Veterans Hospital


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