Richard A. Ballard
February 12, 1945 - September 4, 2021
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Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (Mary Queen of Heaven Church)
2322 South 106th Street
West Allis, WI 53227
Saturday 10/2, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (Mary Queen of Heaven Church)
2322 South 106th Street
West Allis, WI 53227
Saturday 10/2, 12:00 pm
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Age 76, passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 4, 2021. Rich was born on February 12, 1945, in Waukesha, WI to parents Robert and Mary Ballard (nee Blando). He left WI after high school to enlist in the US Air Force, where he was stationed for four years in Colorado. Then he became…

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Marc Hoffman left a message on November 20, 2021:
Dear Ballard family, I met Rich through a genealogy website and realized our common ancestry through my deceased mother's father (DeStefano). We had coffee and discussed our common interests (all things Italian)! I'm saddened to hear about his passing, but I'm blessed to have met him. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for your loss.
Mary Jo Ludtke (Wheaton) left a message on October 2, 2021:
So sorry for your loss. I have a many fond memories of Rich and the Ballard family.
Carla and Earl Bossard left a message on September 30, 2021:
We shall miss Richards sense of humor, beautiful pictures and enthusiasm for Sicily and all things Italian. The monarchs will miss him too.
Velda Ballard left a message on September 29, 2021:
My sincerest condolences to Richard's family and Allison, Amanda, Eric and Alexis.
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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