February 2, 1925 – January 9, 2010
John Ballem, beloved husband of Mrs. Grace (Flavelle) Ballem of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at the age of 84 years.
In addition to Grace, his loving wife of 58 years, John is survived by his children, Peter Ballem, Flavelle Ballem (Eileen), Mercedes Ballem (Jacques) and John Ballem (Jacqueline); two grandchildren Alexis and Lliam Ballem. He is also survived by his brother Dr. Miller Ballem.
John was a member of the Crime Writers of Canada, the Probus Club of Calgary and the Air Crew Association of Alberta: Southern Alberta Branch. In 2009, the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association of Alberta awarded John the Distinguished Service Award for Legal Scholarship.
Funeral Services will be held at Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8th Street S.W.) on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of John Ballem, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences