Shirley R Blankenbaker, 84, of New Palestine, IN, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, IN. She was born on August 20, 1936 in Cabel, KY to Edgar Lloyd Abbott and Ima Mae Weston Abbott. She had lived in New Palestine since 1947 and graduated from New Palestine High School in 1956. She was a secretary at Blankenbaker Insurance Agency and a member of Zion Lutheran Church of New Palestine. She is survived by a son Thomas Lee Ortel wife Karen, son Terry W Ortel and daughter Tonia L. Chisham, brother Ed Abbott, brother Troy Abbott, sister Reba Abbott, sister Jean Relford and sister Cora Demaster (Jim) and sister Opal Spragg, grandchildren Jason Chisham,...