Nicholas T. "Nick" Blanchette, 43, of Bourbonnais, passed away Nov. 19, 2022, at his home. 
He was born Nov. 23, 1978, in Kankakee, the son of Terence and Lynne Steinke Blanchette. 
Nick was a graduate of Herscher High School and studied ocean engineering. 
He was a project manager in the construction industry. 
Nick belonged to the Bradley Bourbonnais Sportsmen's Club. He enjoyed collecting watches. 
Surviving are his father and stepmother, Terence and Gay Blanchette, of Clermont, Fla.; one sister, Kelly Evans, of Williston, Fla.; and two nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his mother. 
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be at a later date. 
Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.