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Marjorie Marie (Boland) Ballard

August 15, 1925 ~ July 3, 2018 (age 92)

Marjorie M. Ballard, 92, of Alton, KS died on July 3, 2018 at the Osborne County Memorial Hospital.  She was born on August 15, 1925 to Harold & Lydia (Roberts) Boland in the Hawkeye Township.  

Marjorie graduated from the Alton School in 1943.  After acquiring an emergency certification to teach, she taught in the Riverside District 14 for a couple of years and also grades 7 & 8 in the Woodston school for a while.

She married William (Bill) Ballard in 1946 and to this union, they had 4 children.  They moved to a farm north of Woodston. They later moved to Alton where she worked in the gas station that Bill started up and at Alton's Corner Grocery store.  

Marjorie was a member of the United Methodist Church  and the American Legion Auxiliary of Alton.

Marj is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill, sister Eilen, brother Elmer, grandsons Bradley & Bruce Ballard, Shane Conway & great-grandchild Kalham Byarlay.  She is survived by her daughters: Lil (Pat) Conway; Sandy (Mark) Byarlay; sons: Bill (Bev); Roy (friend Linda); 9 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great grandchild & many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

Donations may be made to:

Alton United Methodist Church
Alton KS 67623

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