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Edna Ballard

August 22, 1920 December 3, 2022
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EDNA VIOLET BALLARD was born on August 22, 1920, to August and Jeanette (Funck) Reichard in Pine City, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She moved with her family to a farm between Arco and Tyler in 1927. On January 26, 1941, she and Grover Ballard were married. During World War 2, she lived in Louisiana, Colorado, and North Carolina, moving with Grover as he was stationed during the 48 months he spent training until he left for Germany. She was a stay-at-home mom until her sons graduated high school. She then worked for the City of Tyler as a Utilities Clerk for 26 years. On December 3, 2022, while residing at Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall, Minnesota, Edna passed away peacefully at the age of 102 years, 3 months, and 12 days.


Edna is survived by her sons; Jerome Ballard of Glenwood, Minnesota, and Neal (Linda) Ballard of Tyler; granddaughters, Marcia (Craig) Domeier of Sedona, Arizona, and Carrie (Chad) Blanchette of Rochester, Minnesota; great-grandchildren, Mallory (Steven) Snyder, Lyndsey Nermoe, Elena Blanchette, Megan Blanchette, Carter Blanchette, and Natalie Blanchette; sisters-in-law, Helen Ballard and Charlotte Ballard of California, and Mary Ann Reichard of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grover Ballard; parents, August and Jeanette Reichard; siblings, Walter Reichard, Kenneth Reichard, Erna Jacobsen, and Margaret Anderson; and daughter-in-law, Mary Ballard.






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Visitation

Thursday

8

Dec

10:00 AM 12/8/2022 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/8/2022 11:00:00 AM
First English Lutheran Church - Tyler

245 E. Hughs St.
Tyler, MN 56178

First English Lutheran Church - Tyler
245 E. Hughs St. Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Memorial Service

Thursday

8

Dec

11:00 AM 12/8/2022 11:00:00 AM
First English Lutheran Church - Tyler

245 E. Hughs St.
Tyler, MN 56178

First English Lutheran Church - Tyler
245 E. Hughs St. Tyler 56178 MN
United States

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Location

Danebod Cemetery - Tyler Final Resting Place

RR 2
Tyler, MN 56178

RR 2 Tyler 56178 MN
United States
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