|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1918, USA|
|Death: ||Dec. 8, 2009|
Mr. Francis M. Balmes, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on December 8, 2009. Mr. Balmes is a veteran of WWII.
He is preceded in death by his son Kevin James Balmes; brothers, John Balmes, Fred Balmes and Richard Balmes and sister, Agnes Walenter.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary O. Balmes; sons, Kenneth (Virginia) Balmes of Island Lake, IL and Jody (Debbie) Balmes of Libertyville, IL; daughters, Connie Balmes of Atlanta and Celeste Balmes of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Gabriel (Becca) Balmes of Brunswick, MD, Douglas (Samantha) Balmes of Bridgewater, VT, Ethan Balmes of Libertyville, Jessica Balmes of Atlanta and Sam Balmes of Waukegan, IL; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Wilfred Balmes of Arkansas, James Balmes of Gurnee, IL and Mark (Patricia) Balmes, Sr. of Dunwoody; sisters, Theresa Crowley of Gurnee and Mary Ann (Robert) Grum of North Chicago.
A funeral mass will be held on Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 10AM at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Gurnee, IL. Mr. Balmes will lie in state at 9AM. Burial will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. Family will receive friends on Wed, Dec 9, 2009 from 5-8PM at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - www.mowellfuneralhome.com Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on December 9, 2009
Joseph J. Balmes (1893 - 1976)
Theresa E. Pestka Balmes (1896 - 1970)
Mary O. Reavis Balmes (1931 - 2012)*
John Joseph Balmes (1917 - 1997)*
Francis M Balmes (1918 - 2009)
James M. Balmes (1921 - 2015)*
Frederick N. Balmes (1922 - 1943)*
Agnes Margaret Balmes Walenter (1927 - 2007)*
Ascension Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Jun 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53204866
David M. Habben
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