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Sutton Memorial and Mclaughlin Funeral Chapels

Dorothy Jean Ballou

Feb. 25, 1934 - Dec. 25, 2019

Fairmont, NE resident Dorothy Jean Ballou, 85, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at Fairview Manor in Fairmont, NE.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 30, 2019, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE with Vicar Tim Stacy officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.

Dorothy Jean (Fox) Ballou was born February 25, 1934, to George and Elizabeth (Kohler) Fox in Fillmore County, NE. She received her education at country School attending until the 8th grade. On June 24, 1957, she married Roger Ballou in Hastings, NE. She was employed as a homemaker. Throughout her life, she opened her door to many in need. Friends and family alike were very important to Dorothy. She had many close relationships with nieces and nephews and many friends.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Cordova and the United Church of Christ in Exeter.

She is survived by her daughters, Deana (Ballou) Brust and husband Russel; Debra (Ballou) Hass and husband Douglas; brother and sister-in-law, Dean and Sharon Fox; grandchildren, Lucas, Joshua, Joseph, Frankie, Ronnie and Hannah as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Elizabeth Fox; husband, Roger J. Ballou; daughter, Rhonda Jean Ballou; sisters, Anabelle and husband Herb Mason; Esther Genert; and Shirley and husband Red Thomsen



Jan. 16, 2020
Dawn Strouf

My thoughts and prayers to your whole family. I so enjoyed Dorothy!!!! I so enjoyed you girls. Just know I think of you often. My deepest Sympathy!

Dec. 30, 2019
JoAnne (Ballou) Schwartz

So sorry to hear that your mom has passed away. I remember her as such a happy woman and always cherished our times together as children in Wilsonville. Our prayers are with you girls and your families.

Dec. 29, 2019
Sherry Jirkovsky ( Sher)

So sorry for your loss she was a great lady. Nice meeting her & the beautiful families hugs to all 💕😢

Dec. 27, 2019
Candy Chrastil (Davis)

I just wanted to send my sympathies to you and the family, Your mom was a very sweet lady! if you would like to contact me my number is 402-464-6645 . If I do not answer please leave a message.

Dec. 27, 2019
Dianne Hanson

I am so sorry to hear that Dorothy passed away. She and Sonny fought Parkinsons for a long time but they always had such a good attitude. I miss Sonny so much and I know that you Deena and all your family will miss Dorothy. You have my sincere sympathy.


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