Rulon Detlef Blunck

21 April 1914–1 February 2008 (Age 93)
Herbert, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Rulon Detlef

When Rulon Detlef Blunck was born on 21 April 1914, in Herbert, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Henry Christian Blunck, was 36 and his mother, Hedwig Staub, was 27. He married Ruth Ellsworth on 24 January 1942, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to California, United States in 1934 and lived in Colorado, United States in 2002 and Highlands Ranch, Douglas, Colorado, United States in 2004. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 1 February 2008, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Boulder City, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rulon Detlef Blunck
Ruth Ellsworth
Marriage: 24 January 1942
Jerry Maurice Blunck

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1942San Francisco, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced
    Age 5
    The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
    Age 27
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt.German: variant of Blunk .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (34)

    • Rulon Dethlef Blunck in household of Henry C Blunck, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Rulon D Blunck, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
    • Rulon D Blunk in household of Henery C Blunk, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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