Ronald “Jerry” Ballem



MINEOLA - A memorial reception for Ronald “Jerry” Ballem, 83, Mineola, will be held on Saturday, July 15 at the family residence from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mr. Ballem died July 8, 2017, in Mineola. He was born July 8, 1934, in Fort Worth to the late Joe and Ila Ballem. He was a retired manufacturing representative and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Ballem of Mineola; son, Scott Ballem, Brady, Texas; daughters, Dana Roy, Grapevine and Kari Stanley of Zebulon, North Carolina; brother, Joe Ballem, Jr., Fort Worth; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas.

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