Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Ballantynes in:
 • West Lawn Memorial Park
 • Mount Pleasant
 • Racine County
 • Wisconsin
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
James Ballantyne
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 27, 1912
Racine County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 2009

RACINE - James Ballantyne, 97, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, June 29, 2009. Jim was born in Racine on May 27, 1912, to William and Margaret Ballantyne. Jim married Ethyl M. Schroetter of Kenosha on July 4, 1941. Ethyl preceded Jim in death on July 1, 2008, just three days short of their 67th Wedding Anniversary. Jim worked in purchasing throughout his career, holding positions at Twin Disc, Modine Manufacturing Company, and J.I. Case Company prior to retiring in 1972 as Director of Purchasing from Superior Die Set in Oak Creek. Jim enjoyed woodworking, cabinet making, and photography, hobbies at which he was very accomplished. He served on the Board of Directors of Youth for Christ. Jim sang in many area churches and often accompanied Arvid Pederson, a well-known local chalk artist. Jim is survived by his daughter, Nancy (Curt) Johnson of Sawer, Mich.; son, William (Linda) Ballantyne of Eden Prairie, Minn.; four grandchildren, Heather Johnson, Sung (Jade) Ji, Scott (Callie) Ballantyne, and Meredith Ballantyne; two great-grandchildren, Samuel Ji and Peyton Ballantyne; his brother, William Ballantyne of Waterford; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Private services were held for Jim. Interment was at West Lawn Memorial Park. WILSON FUNERAL HOME 1212 Lathrop Avenue 634-3361 
West Lawn Memorial Park
Mount Pleasant
Racine County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: JTK
Record added: Jul 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39023755
James Ballantyne
Cemetery Photo
Added by: M. Marolis
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service