The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

November 11, 2012

Allan Bruce Ballman

—   Allan Bruce Ballman, 65, of Cleveland passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012.  Allan was born February 20, 1947 to Clem and Mary Lou (Maxfield) Ballman.  He was married to Sharon Cohrs from 1969 to 1996 and had four wonderful children he was very proud of.

  Allan spent most of his life working on the family farm and was a jack-of-all-trades.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his children and grandchildren, and later in life developed a passion for Texas Hold'Em.

  Services will be held Thursday, November 15 at 11:00 am at Church of Nativity in Cleveland with Fr. Allan Eilen officiating.

  Visitation will be Wednesday, November 14 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center.

  Allan was preceded in death by his father, Clem.

  He is survived by his mother, Mary Lou; his children Kari (Jay) Sowieja of Le Center, Chad (Betty) Ballman of Victor, MT, Jodi (Ryan) Johnson of Brooklyn Park, and Becki Ballman (Dan Shepard) of Burnsville.  He is also survived by his grandchildren: AJ and Andrea Sowieja; Cody and Wyatt Ballman; Robert, Alayna, Kate and Nicholas Johnson.  He also leaves behind eight brothers and two sisters and their spouses.

  Arrangements with the Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center. 507-357-6116. www.lecenterfuneralhome.com.

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