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Barbara E. Balke

May 19, 1936 - January 23, 2017
Racine, WI

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Visitations


Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM CST
First Evangelical Free Church
2401 Ohio Street
Racine, WI 53405

Services


Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:00 AM CST
First Evangelical Free Church
2401 Ohio Street
Racine, WI 53405

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

First Evangelical Free Church
2401 Ohio Street
Racine, WI 53405

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Barbara E. Balke, age 80, entered into eternity to meet her Savior, Monday, January 23, 2017 at her residence. Barbara was born in Chicago, IL, May 19, 1936, daughter of the late Louis and Edla (Nee: Larson) Millen.

On September 19, 1959 she was united in marriage to Lawrence E. Balke who preceded her in death, February 4, 1988. She was employed by Open Pantry Food Marts Inc for thirty years. Barbara was a member of the First Evangelical Free Church. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, and socializing with friends and family.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Larry (Lori) Balke, Lori (Jesus) Jaramillo of Gleason, WI, Michael (Gina) Balke, all of Racine; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Ginny Balke, Richard Balke, Karen Balke; other relatives and dear friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at First Evangelical Free Church, 2401 Ohio Street. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the church from 9:30 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M. Memorials to the First Evangelical Free Church have been suggested.

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