Blanche Dennler, 88, of Merrill, Iowa passed away Friday, September 17, 2010 at Brentwood Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at Melbourne United Methodist Church, rural Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Neva Thorn-Perdue will officiate. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery in Merrill, Iowa. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2010, with the family present after 6:00 p.m., and Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhom.com.