Martha J. Balluff
Age 81. Went to be with Jesus on Friday, December 1, 2006 at Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center. Born in LaGrange, IL on February 23, 1925 to the late Howard and Martha (nee Weaver) Canfield, she was a long time Joliet area resident. Member of the Will County Baptist Church.
Surviving are her four children, Jack (Denise) Strickland of Sycamore, IL, Howard (Roxanne) Strickland of Middleburg, FL, Kitty (Jack) Brown of Littleton, CO and Dave (Debbie) Strickland of Crest Hill; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Fletcher; one brother, Robert (Joyce) Canfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her former husband, Taylor Jackson Strickland; her recent husband, Edward Balluff; and her parents.
Funeral Services for Martha J. Balluff will be Friday, December 8, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel, Pastor Dale A. Steenhoven officiating. Private family interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to the Will County Baptist Church, 625 McDonough St., Joliet, IL 60436 would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. at:
FRED C. DAMES FUNERAL HOME
3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet
For information: (815) 741-5500
Created by: Paula Berry Nelson
Record added: Dec 06, 2006
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