Joanne S. Ballard
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Joanne S. Ballard
  • October 11, 1937 - January 21, 2018
  • Rockford, Illinois

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Joanne Sue Ballard, 80 of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Born on October 11, 1937 in Rockford, Illinois. Daughter of Robert Clinton and Loretta Jane (Bowler) Kampmeier. United in marriage to Harlow S. Ballard on November 11, 1982 in Las Vegas. He predeceased her on June 1, 1993. Joanne worked for the Rockford Police Department for 20 years. She found enjoyment in playing Bingo, going out for dinners and being with her family and friends. Lifelong member of the Rockford Moose Lodge.

Survived by her nieces and nephews, Michael Waldsmith, Bob (Connie) Kampmeier, Diane (Frank) D'Urso, Kathleen (Allan) Maggio, Greg (Mary) Kampmeier, Brad (Debi) Kampmeier, Quinton Kampmeier; special niece, Linda Waldsmith; godson, Matthew Barton; several more nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents; spouse; siblings, Robert Kampmeier, Sally Waldsmith, John Kampmeier, Nancy Hecklesmiller.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 26 at St. Rita's Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Dr, Rockford. Visitation at 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial following in Sunset Memorial Gardens. To share a condolence www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com