Obituary of Else Ballau
Ballau, Else (nee Voth)
At the United Mennonite Home in Vineland on Wednesday October 5th, 2022. Else Ballau formerly of (Virgil) Niagara-on-the-Lake, in her 96th year. Wife of the lake Jakob Ballau(1985) and dear mother of Irmgard Penner and the late Waltraud (Wally) Howe (2013).
She is also survived by son in law Ray Howe, Grandchildren Stephen (Angeleen) Bergen, Carolyn (Brad) Cowie, Mark (Julie) Bergen, as well as six Great Grandchildren, a Niece Valentine (Waldemar) Bartel and Nephew the late George (Anna) Ruediger.
Else was born in the Ukraine in 1927. She spent 10 years in Paraguay and then immigrated to Canada in 1957.
Else was a member of Niagara United Mennonite Church and participated in the choir and serving committee for many years. She was happy raising her family in the small community.
The family is grateful for the care Else received both at Pleasant Manor in NOTL and at the Vineland United Mennonite Home.
Private family funeral will be held at a later date.