James E. Ballou
Date of Birth
May 26, 1930
Ashland, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
December 13, 2014
Fort Collins, Colorado
Memorial Service

Saturday, December 27, 2014 ~ 10:30 a.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Alzheimer’s Association

James E. Ballou was born in Ashland, Nebraska to Martin E. and Mildred (Manley) Ballou on May 26, 1930. He died December 13, 2014 in Fort Collins, CO. Jim graduated from Ashland High School in 1947 and farmed in Iowa and Nebraska. He moved to Southern California in 1958 where he held a variety of sales positions. In 1983, Jim returned to Lincoln, NE where he was a manager at Park Place Cadillac. He was a salesman at Duteau Chevrolet until he retired in 1999. Jim loved to restore automobiles and homes. He was a resident of Fort Collins, CO from 2001 – 2014.

He is survived by his wife Dalene, daughter Cathy Merryman and her husband Steve, step-son Tom Piper Ballou, granddaughters Angie Schumacher and her husband Jim, and Melinda Merryman, sister Delores Olson, brother Gene and his wife Wanda, 6 nieces, 6 nephews.

Condolences for James E. Ballou
  1. Sara Wolter and Larry Merriman
    • December 26, 2014 - 10 years ago


    Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Larry joins me in sending you our deepest sympathy and know how much you will miss Jim.

    Sara and Larry

  2. Phil and Cindy Swaroff
    • December 27, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Dear Dalene and Tom,
    Jim was a funny, kind and caring person. He was one of the best men I have ever known. I will miss ‘Vadslov’ so much.
    We will keep him in ore prayers and hearts. Phil and Cindy Swaroff

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