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 Charles Clark Ballentine

Charles Clark Ballentine

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jan 1957 (aged 88)
Hart, Oceana County, Michigan, USA
Burial Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100645342 · View Source
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Pentwater - Charles Ballentine, 88 of Pentwater died Sunday morning at Oceana Hospital in Hart. He had been in failing health for several years.

Born March 5, 1868 at Philadelphia, Penna., he grew up in that city and as a young man learned the trade of bricklaying. On June 28, 1891 he was married to Miss Jennie Blanck in Camden, N.J., who survives.

Shortly after their marriage the couple moved to Chicago, where they lived for a number of years. Over 40 years ago Mr. and Mrs. Ballentine bought a farm at Cramer's corner, Weare township, where they spent summers for some time before coming to Pentwater to make their permanent residence a number of years ago.

After coming to this vicinity Mr. Ballentine worked at his trade. He built the Methodist church at Smith corners and also assisted in the building of some business blocks in Pentwater in the 1920's.

Mr. and Mrs. Ballentine moved from the farm into a home in Pentwater about 10 years ago.

Surviving a his widow; four sons, William, George, Edward and Ray of Chicago; three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Ringwald of Pentwater, Mrs. Emily Alexa of Junction City, Kans., and Mrs. Alice Burke of Chicago; 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

The body is at Kent funeral home in Pentwater, where it will remain until Tuesday afternoon, when it will be taken to St. James Episcopal church for funeral services at 2 p.m. The Rev. Mr Leslie C Howell will officiate.

Burial will be at Pentwater cemetery.



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  • Maintained by: Meg_Kevin
  • Originally Created by: Manda
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100645342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Clark Ballentine (5 Mar 1868–6 Jan 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100645342, citing Pentwater Township Cemetery, Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Meg_Kevin (contributor 47631096) .