FRANCIS E. BALLOU, 89, of Exira (Svcs. 10-15-12)

Obituaries

October 12th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

FRANCIS E. BALLOU, 89, of Exira, died Thu., Oct. 11th, at the Exira Care Center. Funeral services for FRANCIS BALLOU will be held 10:30-a.m Mon., Oct. 15th, at the Exira Lutheran Church. Kessler Funeral Home in Exira has the arrangements.

Friends may call at the funeral home, where the family visitation will be held from 4-to 7-pm Sun., Oct. 14th.

Burial will be in the Exira Cemetery.

FRANCIS BALLOU is survived by:

His sons – Jon (Diana) Ballou, of Audubon; Dennis (Marlene) Ballou, of Exira; and Carey (Patty) Ballou, of Exira.

His daughters – Joyette (Kevin) Henry, of Urbandale; Sharon (Ed) Rathbun, of Bridgewater; Mary (Bill) Bontrager, of Cumming; and Judith (Denny) Nelson, of Exira.

His sister – Erma (Bill) Wilcox, of Des Moines.

Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.