On April 17, 2017, Val Ballard of Whitecourt, AB passed away at the age of 85 years.
Val is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Bill; children, Jack Ballard of Mayerthorpe, Marilyn (Charlie) Foster of Mayerthorpe, David (Leona) Ballard of Edmonton and Brian (Angela) Ballard of Spirit River; grandchildren, Ray, Bonnie (Richard), Sheldon (Natasha), Christopher, Steven (Tenille), Allison (Fran), Candace, Crystal and Bradley; great-grandchildren, Will, Lillian, Caleb, Callie, Alessandro, Conor, Antonio, Alyssa, Liam, Rayne, Danny, Elleanna, Zoe and Dante; and many dear relatives and friends. Predeceased by son, Lyndon; parents, Worthy and Marjorie Putnam; two brothers; and four sisters.
Thank you to Dr. Halladay and staff of the Whitecourt Healthcare Centre and staff of Spruce View Lodge for the loving care and attention shown to Val and the family.
Memorial Service Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m. at Whitecourt United Church, 5201 – 50 Street, Whitecourt with Reverend Rita Milne officiating.
Interment on Saturday, April 29 at 1:00 p.m. at Grassland Cemetery, Grassland, followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00 p.m. at Grassland Community Hall. In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Suite 144, 5241 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 5G8.