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Ida A. Balk Absher
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1912
Lockwood
Dade County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 2008
Kankakee
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Absher was a seamstress. She was born the daughter of Dirk and Pauline Kaurau Balk. Her husband, Charles O. Absher, whom she married May 30, 1937, in Marion, died in 1982. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and watching TV game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Mary Absher of Clifton, John and Vanessa Absher of Bradley; two daughters and one son-in-law, JoAnn Lippold of Bourbonnais, Betty and Jerry Beland of Peoria, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are one daughter, Carol Glassford; one son-in-law, Larry Lippold; three grandsons, Richard Absher, Tim and Tommy Glassford; four brothers, Eric, Harry, Louis, and Edwin Balk; and one sister, Anna Yonke. 
 
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 Parents:
  Dirk Juergen Balk (1876 - 1918)
  Pauline Karau Balk (1880 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles O. Absher (1904 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Erick Henry Balk (1900 - 1972)*
  Harry William Balk (1907 - 1990)*
  Anna Gustine Balk Yonke (1908 - 1997)*
  Ida A. Balk Absher (1912 - 2008)
  Louis G. Balk (1915 - 1989)*
  Edwin Paul Balk (1917 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kankakee Memorial Gardens and Chapel Mausoleum
Kankakee
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: John Balk
Originally Created by: Donnie Holderfield
Record added: Sep 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29499386
Ida A. <i>Balk</i> Absher
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Ida A. <i>Balk</i> Absher
Added by: Donnie Holderfield
 
Ida A. <i>Balk</i> Absher
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God bless you and your loved ones, Mrs. Absher. You lived a beautiful, long life! Rest in peace.
- thejteam
 Added: Feb. 18, 2010
R.I.P. GOD BLESS
- Donnie Holderfield
 Added: Sep. 2, 2008
 
 
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