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“Our hearts go out to the entire Ballard family, and especially Breanna and Kaleb. Your mom was a great lady; she was always kind and generous. We...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Erdmann Family

“To the family of Linda Ballard. May the love of family and friends comfort you. Blessed are they that mourned: for they shall be comforted. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: CC - Michigan

“I am so sad to see this, so very sorry for Linda's family. I work at Bellin and got to know her on the bus. It was so nice to see her smiling face at...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Rachel Ahrens - De Pere, WI

“You will be dearly missed, such a kind hearted friend. My thoughts are with the family. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Amy McDougal - Denmark - Coworker

“To Joe, your family, Clyde,Dirk and Amy.My heartfelt sympathy to all of you at this time of loss.The Linda I remember...way back to the bowling alley...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon (Kroner) Peters - WI

“Dirk, Sharon & Amy sorry for your loss. Prayers are with your family. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: LuAnn James - Seymour, WI

“Linda was so kind. I knew Linda through the Great Danes and always loved to see her gentle, smiling face. I enjoyed her company and her great sense...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Michelle Bjorkman - Waukegan, IL

“Joe and family, sorry to hear of Linda's passing. She was an amazing lady, and she always was willing to help others especially me, when we left...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Patty VandenBush - Green Bay, WI

“I recently met Linda in September where she worked at the desk next to me at the Allouez site. I will never forget her kindness and all of her...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Amy Tulachka - Kewaunee, WI

“To the family of Linda.She will be missed. I am so thankful our paths crossed and I was able to know her. I worked with Linda and she was always so...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Hulbert - Iron Mountain, MI

“To the family of Linda Ballard, though I didn't know Linda real well, we would see each other once a month at our coding roundtable meetings. She...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy O'Connell - Iron Mountain, MI

“Linda was a wonderful coworker and friend. She always had a smile that followed a positive can-do attitude. Her way of making the day a little...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Vande Hey - De Pere, WI

“Joe my cowboy Casanova. My words cannot express the way my heart aches knowing that momma bear is no longer with us. I wish I wasn't so far to see...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Yesenia Navarro - Bakersfield, CA

Linda L. (Van Vuren) Ballard, 64, of Sobieski, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. She was born January 17, 1953, daughter of the late Lee and Ruth (Kroner) Van Vuren.
On July 27, 1984, she was united in marriage to Joseph Ballard.
Linda was a 1971 graduate of Seymour High School. She was employed with Bellin Generations where her co-workers were like family to her. Linda was a member of the Milwaukee Great Dane Club and enjoyed dog shows, cooking, and time spent with her new grandbaby.
Linda is survived by her husband, Joe; her son, Clinton Ballard, Sobieski; daughter, Breanna (Kaleb) Santy, Oconto Falls; grandson, Gabriel; siblings: Clyde Van Vuren, Sturgeon Bay; Amy (Dan) Hoffman, Green Bay; Dirk (Sharon) Van Vuren, Green Bay; sister-in-law, Valerie (Gary) DuChateau; nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her sister, Jill Van Vuren; sisters-in-law, Mary and Beverly; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Don (Connie "Armella" ) Ballard.
A celebration of Linda's life will be held at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm followed by a service at 7:30 pm with Pastor Natalie Kramer McComb officiating. Burial will take place in Seymour City Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
You were the best wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt any of us could ever ask for. You always put other people first and were so caring and self-giving. You will always live on in our hearts.
We love you!

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