James Roy Blanchard, 74, Navy veteran, of Crystal Lake and formerly of Des Plaines passed away after a brief illness May 10, 2021. Loving father of James (Tracey), Sara, Aaron and Marni (Andy) Wozniak. Cherished grandpa of Alex, Jackie, Cassie, Elizabeth, Brandon, Scarlet, Ariel, Cameron and Zoey. Great grandfather of Roan, Cheryl and Jack. Dear brother of Jan (Peter) Eigenfeld. Dearest uncle of Bethany and Timothy. Retired US Military Naval career who enjoyed meeting new people and extensive traveling.
Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.