Mary E. Balch
January 10, 1923 - December 18, 2011
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First English Lutheran Church
320 E. North Street
Appleton, WI
Wednesday 12/21, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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First English Lutheran Church
320 E. North Street
Appleton, WI
Wednesday 12/21, 11:00 am
Peshtigo Riverside Cemetery
493 Right Of Way Road
Peshtigo, WI 54157
(715) 582-3666 | Map
Wednesday 12/21, 2:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Mary E. Balch, 88, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 18, 2011. Mary was born on January 10, 1923 in Quincy, Illinois to Loren and Elizabeth (Heidloff) Gillhouse. On June 19, 1948 she married Robert F. Balch. Mary taught first grade in the Appleton School District until her retirement in 1989. Mary enjoyed…

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Linda Kennedy left a message on December 20, 2011:
Jim and John and the entire family I want to express my sorrow for your loss of your mother. She was always great to us when we were in high school. I enjoyed her and your father very much. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Blesssings for the holidays through this diffficult time. Linda Kennedy
Phyllis Dintenfass left a message on December 20, 2011:
Ann, I have seen your mom around town a number of times in the past few years. The photo of her in the paper is beautiful. I am very sorry for your loss. My best to the rest of your family, too. Phyllis Dintenfass
Anne Atnip left a message on December 19, 2011:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Steve & Mary Holman left a message on December 19, 2011:
SO many wonderful memories of Aunt Mary - she always made me feel so special and loved. I know how much her family will miss her. Prayers for comfort from Him in this time.
Sharon Campbell left a message on December 19, 2011:
I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I am happy to have had the opportunity to have met her.
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Jerry and Peggy Acosta left a message on December 19, 2011:
We are so sorry about your mother's passing Ann (Dryer). We were so happy to see her at Pat and Jackie's wedding this fall. Love to you.
Collette Wilichowski left a message on December 19, 2011:
We continue to send out prayers for you Amy and your family- so sorry for your loss...
Cristel Gjerde left a message on December 19, 2011:
Kathy and Amy We know that you are going to miss your mother and grandmother so very much. We also know that she left you with wonderful memories. May God bring you comfort. Craig and Cristel Gjerde (Erika's parents)
Rev. Kelli L. Fisher left a message on December 19, 2011:
May the guiding star of Christmas guide you peace and comfort.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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